AUTHENTIC APPLE STRUDEL (ÄPFELSTRUDEL) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

The sweet, sugary scent of freshly baked apple strudel - there is nothing else quite like it! It is a traditional Viennese pastry and is also popular in other countries such as Italy, Germany, Romania, and Poland. It consists of sour apples and sweet raisins wrapped up in blankets of thin, flakey pastry. The dessert…

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CRISPY & FLAVOURFUL CHICKEN SCHNITZEL (HÜHNER SCHNITZEL) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

A staple Austrian specialty, chicken schnitzel is a delicious, light dish that is one of the national dishes of Austria. A thin breaded fillet of chicken, chicken schnitzel is often served alongside a traditional Austrian potato salad and garnished with lemon slices and lingonberry sauce. Variations of the dish are served all around the world.…

AUSTRIAN POTATO SALAD (ERDÄPFELSALAT) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

This delicious Austrian potato salad is the traditional accompaniment to wiener schnitzel, one of the principal delicacies of Austria. It is light, cool and when combined with schnitzel and lingonberry sauce, it is absolutely DEVINE! This simple dish uses basic, common ingredients and is quick and easy to prepare. In addition to schnitzel, it is…

REFRESHING SOUR CREAM & CUCUMBER SALAD (RAHMGURKENSALAT) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

This recipe is the perfect side salad for a hearty main meal. Sour cream and cucumber salad is a simple, fresh and delicious traditional addition to a Viennese schnitzel dish as it is light and compliments the breaded meat beautifully! Sour cream and cucumber salad is particularly common in Austria, Hungary, and Poland. It works…

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HEARTWARMING VIENNESE POTATO SOUP (ALTWIENER ERDÄPFELSUPPE) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

December has arrived and Christmas is almost upon us! If now isn't the best time to eat some delicious, heartwarming Viennese potato soup, then I don't know what is! This soup is a hot and hearty medley of potatoes, carrots, and celeriac, combined with various herbs and spices. It is the perfect cozy evening meal…