Granny’s Vanilla Crescents

Granny’s Vanilla Crescents recipe with walnuts. This traditional Austrian Christmas cookie will blow your mind 😉 In this article, I show you how to make them and tell you my granny’s secret tipps. Save this recipe on pinterest for later: Granny’s secrets to the best Vanilla Cresents in town: 1. Freshly grounded walnuts (Of course… Continue reading Granny’s Vanilla Crescents

AUSTRIAN BEEF ROULADES WITH ANCHOVIES AND BACON

This recipe for Austrian beef roulades is very special to me. We made my granny’s famous beef rolls every christmas –  for our family of more than 40 people. At christmas holidays the family is then squeezed into the tiny flat of hers in the 20th district of Vienna and fattened “in shifts” because the dining table has only got room… Continue reading AUSTRIAN BEEF ROULADES WITH ANCHOVIES AND BACON

AUSTRIAN KAISERSCHMARRN

Sugared Pancakes aka Austrian “Kaiserschmarrn” is a very classic and sweet Austrian dish, wich is not only eaten as dessert, but also for lunch and dinner (or any other time of the day). It’s sort of a fluffy thick pancake which is all “messed up” in the pan and typically served with stewed plum or applesauce… Continue reading AUSTRIAN KAISERSCHMARRN

HAVE TO BRIBE SOMEONE? MAKE SOME AUSTRIAN SCHINKENFLECKERL!

If, for example: your boyfriend is away from home a few days, and you have, meanwhile devastated the apartment, then you can do the following: You can clean it OR You make some Austrian Schinkenfleckerl (Ham Pasta) as a restitution! (But then you surely will not have time to clean …) The second option is indeed as much… Continue reading HAVE TO BRIBE SOMEONE? MAKE SOME AUSTRIAN SCHINKENFLECKERL!

VIENNESE POTATO GOULASH – LEFTOVER DISHES WE LOVE!

Viennese potato goulash, in our family, is the typical leftover dish the day after family celebrations. For the party itself we often cook plenty of sausages (when there are a lot of guests, it’s just the easiest dish). The remaining sausages go into the goulash. And, like most hosts, we overestimate the amount of food regularly. So then, tons… Continue reading VIENNESE POTATO GOULASH – LEFTOVER DISHES WE LOVE!

AUSTRIAN KRAUTFLECKERL WITH CARAMELIZED BACON

This recipe for traditional Austrian Krautfleckerl (“cabbage pasta”) is perfect for rainy autumn days or cold winter nights. It is a perfect dish if you want to include more cabbage to your diet, and is oh so delicious with the caramelized bacon and onions. You can freeze this dish and also prep it in advance… Continue reading AUSTRIAN KRAUTFLECKERL WITH CARAMELIZED BACON

AUSTRIAN TOPFENSTRUDEL QUICK & EASY

This recipe for Austrian Topfenstrudel (“curd cheese strudel”) with vanilla sauce requires 10 minutes of working time and 30 minutes of baking time. Apart from a bowl, a wooden spoon, baking paper and a loaf pan, no other equipment is required. Here is a video, where you can see how I make it. (sound only… Continue reading AUSTRIAN TOPFENSTRUDEL QUICK & EASY

AUSTRIAN SOULFOOD: GRANNY’S FLUFFY APRICOT DUMPLINGS

Every person on Earth should have a beloved one who makes him such fluffy apricot dumplings like the ones of my grandmother. Here comes my delicious Granny recipe for Austrian Apricot Dumplings with farmer’s cheese/cream cheese and breadcrumbs. Instead of the apricots you can fill the dumplings with other fruit like strawberries or plums. They… Continue reading AUSTRIAN SOULFOOD: GRANNY’S FLUFFY APRICOT DUMPLINGS

VIENNESE TAFELSPITZ STEP BY STEP WITH VIDEO

Tafelspitz is THE classic Viennese festive dish! (Directly to recipe) It is, for example, often found on the menu of Austrian wedding celebrations and you can definitely impress your guests when serving them a festive Tafelspitz menu! Usually, I serve Tafelspitz with horseraddish, spinach, roasted potatoes and chives sauce. Tafelspitz is the part of the… Continue reading VIENNESE TAFELSPITZ STEP BY STEP WITH VIDEO

ELDERBERRY COMPOTE VARIATIONS (ELDERBERRY STEW)

In the following article, I present you two variations for Hollerkoch or Hollerröster (= elderberry compote or stew). Later in the post, I also collected a few tips for harvesting and preparing elderberries. [Directly to recipe] The following recipes are intended to serve as an inspiration to pair the elderberries with other fruits and spices… Continue reading ELDERBERRY COMPOTE VARIATIONS (ELDERBERRY STEW)

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