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AUSTRIAN SOULFOOD SERIES: GRANNY’S FLUFFY APRICOT DUMPLINGS

Every sad person on Earth should have a beloved one who makes him such fluffy apricot dumplings like the ones of my grandmother. The secret of the dumplings is that she roasts some breadcrumbs with quite a bit of sugar and butter, before the dumplings are rolled in them and are served when still fresh and […]

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GRANNY’S FAMOUS APPLE PIE

My grandma’s Apple Pie – Imagine a feeling of pure comfort and sweet coziness! That’s how it tastes, especially when the pie comes directly out of the oven, when the cake base is really crisp and the apple filling still warm… This apple pie was crowned at the last family celebration to be the best cake of my grandma (although her Sachertorte tastes […]

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CHANTERELLE SAUCE WITH GREEN GARDEN HERBS PASTA

Chanterelle season has started in Austria! I simply love chanterelles and especially this chanterelle sauce. They do not only taste wonderful, they are also fun to pick. (Go to recipe directly) My personal favorite chanterelle sauce recipe tastes a bit “lighter” than the usual chanterelle sauce you will get at Austrian restaurants. I added Zucchini and […]

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SUPER-EASY ZUCCHINI CREAM SOUP WITH CROUTONS

I think soup is always agood idea, even in summer. And because it’s zucchini season, we eat zucchini in all forms and variations at the moment, and also from time to time some zucchini cream soup. Usually, at this time of the year, I can use some from my granny’s garden in Burgenland. But unfortunaltely, hailstorms […]

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HOMEMADE GREEN PASTA – WITH GRANNY’S GARDEN HERBS

This homemade green pasta is made with parsley and chives. It tastes wonderfully fresh and “green” and fits perfectly with a sauce of chanterelles, which are now in season (at least in Austria). The herbs are from my granny’s garden in Burgenland, so you can’t compare the taste to bought ones… 😉 (Go to recipe […]

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MEDITERRANEAN PASTA SALAD FOR PICKNICK AND PARTY

Mediterranean pasta salad with red pesto, dried tomatoes, capers and pine nuts. (Go to recipe directly) This is a pasta salad which I love to prepare for parties. Today I made it for the annual Austrian Food Blogger Picknick at Vienna’s Burggarten. (Website is in German) Thank you to the organizers for the lovely event and […]

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SCHOOLS OUT! WE WANT CREAM CHEESE ICE CREAM!

The summer holidays are here! To celebrate the day I’ve got an ice cream for you, to be more specific, it’s a cream cheese ice cream with raspberries.

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TAHINA & PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE FRUIT SKEWERS

These chocolate fruit skewers with strawberries, bananas, grapes,topped with tahina- and peanut butter chocolate variations are the perfect dessert for parties and in summertime… Especially right now, when there is strawberry season! (Go to recipe directly) The fruit skewers with chocolate are one of those classic desserts you get at the Viennese Heuriger. There are ladies […]

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TYROLEAN FARMER’S BREAD

When you go to an Austrian Heuriger a few slices of farmer’s bread are always a good choice. Whether you eat it together with the “Brettljausn” or with a variety of delicate spreads: The good thing at the Heuriger: you don’t have to choose! You order a bit of everything so you can try it all! If […]

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AUSTRIAN GREAVES LARD SPREAD

I’ve always wanted to render my own lard once, and make crispy lardons myself. But I didn’t dare yet, because I’m afraid my small flat would smell for days. (But it’s definitely still on my to-do-list.) Here, however is now a recipe for homemade Austrian greaves lard spread with bought lard and greaves, which I prepared for a […]