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ELDERFLOWER MOUSSE WITH FRESH ELDERFLOWERS & CREAM CHEESE

In the park just around the corner of my apartment, the elderflower bushes are just in full bloom. So I simply had to strike it and steal a few of the umbels … The result is this elderflower mousse made with fresh elderflowers, whipped cream, cream cheese and sour cream (and a little bit of […]

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BEEF SALAD WITH A TOUCH OF SUMMER

This beef salad has an exciting mixture of bitter, savory and sweet flavors. In addition to the meat, fresh asparagus, radicchio, beans, red onion slices, plums and grapes are all part of the mix. The whole thing is refined with a marinade of currant juice, apple cider vinegar, rosemary and pumpkin seed oil. Especially the […]

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HOMEMADE AUSTRIAN “KANARIENMILCH” (VANILLA SAUCE)

Here comes a recipe for a very traditional Austrian vanilla sauce called “Kanarienmilch” or “Kanarimilch”. This vanilla sauce is the perfect fit to Austrian Cream Cheese Strudel, Apple Strudel oder Cream Cheese Crepes. The name of this sauce could be translated with “canary milk”. I did not find much information about the name of this […]

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AUSTRIAN TOPFENSTRUDEL (CREAM CHEESE STRUDEL)

Topfenstrudel is as traditional and popular in Austria as the famous Apple Strudel. We usually serve it with warm vanilla custard. [Directly to recipe] Here I collected some tipps and instructions for the preparation. Tipps for making Topfenstrudel with vanilla sauce The Strudel dough You can make the strudel dough from scratch or you can […]

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STUFFED PEPPERS WITH GROUND MEAT AND TOMATO SAUCE

Stuffed peppers with ground meat, rice and tomato sauce are a classic of Austrian cuisine. This version is a bit faster and easier to prepare than the traditional version. [Directly to recipe] What sets this recipe apart from the traditional recipes for stuffed peppers? So much for the traditional Austrian stuffed peppers recipes: In most […]

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BAKED SEMOLINA PORRIDGE WITH PEAR COMPOTE

Recipe for traditional Austrian Baked Semolina Porridge (Grieß-Schmarrn) with pear compote. January is traditionally a dorky month. At least from my point of view. The holidays have left us exhausted. The weather is horrible. The christmas bonus is long gone. Our New Year resolutions already broken. The flu epidemic has arrived. Austrian Baked Semolina Porridge […]

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DANDELION PESTO WITH STYRIAN PUMPKIN SEEDS

This is a recipe for dandelion pesto – with Styrian pumpkin seeds and Styrian pumpkin seed oil. (This oil, it’s the best!) If you live abroad and do not have your own Austrian dealer for pumpkin seed oil, you can easily order Styrian pumpkin seed products at pumpkinseedoil.cc. The preparation of the dandelion pesto couldn’t be […]

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ROASTED FENNEL WITH GARLIC AND LEMON

Let’s be honest – the Viennese cuisine is not so much a summery cuisine… …Viennese Schnitzel, Pork Roast, dumplings, creamy cakes… also if you are passionate about that the rest of the year, during the really hot summer days (in Vienna called the “Hundstage” which could be translated with “dog days”), you may want to […]

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QUICK AND EASY ROSEMARY PEACH SORBET

A week ago, I made this rosemary peach sorbet to get rid of a few almost overripe peaches. … And I was thrilled! The rosemary gives the sorbet an additional freshness and adds a summery aroma. After the photoshooting of the sorbet I could not hold it back anymore! And so the peach sorbet turned […]

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THE PERFECT GRILL MARINADE FORMULA

I usually belong to the species of the side-dish and beer-providers, when it comes to grilling. Therefore, for my last recipe, glazed pork loin steaks with nectarines and sheep’s cheese zucchini rolls, I asked for some advice among the barbecue experts in my circle of friends. If the steaks are placed in a grill marinade […]