Categories
Dessert

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 […]

Categories
Dessert General

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 […]

Categories
Dessert General Main Dishes

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 […]

Categories
Dessert Main Dishes

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 […]

Categories
Dessert General

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 […]

Categories
Dessert

VANILLA CREAM CHEESE DESSERT WITH RASPBERRY SAUCE

This recipe for Vanilla Cream Cheese Dessert (or “Topfen-Nockerl”) with Raspberry Sauce is strongly linked to my childhood memories of the summer holidays. Radiant blue sky, scent of wood in the barn and fresh grass that is mown, roses, lavender and suncream … In the aftermath, you can not remember the wasp stings and hay fever attacks, luckily. […]

Categories
Dessert General

GRANNIES TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS GINGERBREAD COOKIES

How much is “a little”? Now I know! It is exactly 50 gram. At least when it comes to candied orange peels. Wasn’t that easy to find out, ya know… When you ask Grandma how much “a little” is, she would say something like “Well! It’s a bit! Not too much! Otherwise it will be too […]

Categories
Dessert

HOW TO MAKE APPLE STRUDEL FROM SCRATCH – WITH VIDEO

Making apple strudel from scratch? Does it pay off? My grandmother says no. She buys the dough for the Austrian national dish in the supermarket. And probably she would not have any room in her kitchen to stretch out the dough anyway! There are always too many things around, that wait to be boiled, frozen or cut. […]

Categories
Dessert General

AUSTRIAN CREAM CHEESE CREPES (PALATSCHINKEN) WITH VANILLA SAUCE

Ever tried Austrian crepes (Palatschinken) with cream cheese and lemon filling and vanilla sauce topping?

Categories
Dessert General

BLACK FOREST CAKE – STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS

Lovely recipe for classic Black Forest cake – with detailed step by step instructions and pictures of every step.