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BREADCRUMBS EVERYWHERE! (HOW TO DIY)

Austrian cuisine needs breadcrumbs for almost every meal. To make them at home has many advantages, but also disadvantages.   Benefits of homemade breadcrumbs: A good conscience (no waste of old rolls anymore!) For the health conscious ones: wholemeal breadcrumbs! (at least worth a try) Disadvantages: Crumbs everywhere! While the old rolls dry, they are lying […]

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WHITE TAHINI & BLACK GOLD – HOT CHOCOLATE STICKS

Apparently there are times when one really has time. Time for yourself, time for things that you otherwise do not have time to make. If that is precisely the case with you (!) or you are all excited about to transform your kitchen into a hell of liquid chocolate and pure chaos, or if you […]

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CRANBERRY PEAR COMPOTE VARIATIONS

Because my mother-in-law has got a few pear trees in her garden, almost everyone of our dishes in autumn is somehow served with or made of pears. Here are two compote variations without sugar.   [ingredients title=”Ingredients”] Cranberries to taste 5-6 Pears 1 tablespoon of fennel seeds 1 tablespoon of rosemary (dried or fresh) 3-4 cloves […]

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General Main Dishes Meat

GRANNY RECIPE: WILD BOARRRR

Here comes an original Granny recipe. The problem with most of them is that my grandmother‘s cooking instructions are somewhat inaccurate and mostly the preparations just go by feeling (or whatever ingredients are available). For this recipe I have tried to coax out of her the ingredients as accurately as possible. It has come out: […]

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DIY MARZIPAN – LUCKY CHARMS FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE IN VIENNA

  I love marzipan! And most of all I like the pink marzipan piggies I get on New Years Eve. It is tradition in Austria and Germany to give lucky charms like pigs, horseshoes, sweeps, toadstools or shamrocks to your beloved ones on New Years Eve. I wonder if that’s only typical for German-speaking countries? […]

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DIY FOOD COLORING FROM BEETROOT

Ultra sexy DIY organic vegan gluten-free food coloring from beetroot! In Austria and Germany, we give our friends and families lucky charms for New Years celebrations. Very popular charms are „lucky pigs“ out of pink marzipan. Do you have similar traditions in your country? (Looking forward to your comments) Anyway, this year I made some […]

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BEETROOT SOUP WITH HORSERADISH

This beetroot soup with horseradish was such a big success that I need to share the recipe, even if it’s not a granny recipe, neither my own creation. Beets are just great for fall and winter, not only because they are healthy, but also because you can get locally grown ones these times in Austria. As […]