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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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NO CHURN MAPLE WALNUT ICE CREAM (NO ICE CREAM MAKER NEEDED)

Thanks to this really simple recipe for walnut ice cream with maple syrup, I’ve just gained 3 kilos in the last few weeks! (directly to the recipe) The recipe was so simple and delicious that I just had to do it again and again! So do not lose it. And if you do, promise not […]

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GRANNY RECIPE FOR SUPER FLUFFY JAM ROULADE

Once again, I did some research on a classic recipe of my granny. This time, I wanted to know the secret of her super fluffy apricot jam roulade. As always, you will find the basic recipe at the bottom. I summarized the tips and tricks of grandma in the blog posting for you. (Directly to […]

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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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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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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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HOMEMADE MOHNNUDELN (“POPPY SEED NOODLES”)

Here comes a new recipe, finally, after a long time… Mohnnudeln! (Can be translated with “poppy seed noodles”) My sister loves them very much and sometimes buys the frozen ones in the supermarket. But self-made of course tastes better. That’s why I wanted to try to make them from scratch for a long time. Like […]