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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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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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VIENNESE SACHERTORTE – GRANNY RECIPE

My grandma is pure chaos. Not only is she a bit messy. But she is the personification of chaos. She writes her shopping list on the back of the bank statement, she stores her glasses somewhere in the microwave and in improvisation she is world champion. But when she bakes her famous Viennese Sachertorte, she gets totally calm and focused. […]

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PINK AND GLITTERY CAKE POPS WITH NATURAL FOOD COLORING

For her birthday party, my sister Mary made these wonderful cake pops. Each guest got one as a present. Actually, she made them more than two months ago, but I could not find the recipe anymore. Today, when cleaning the flat, I found it! So here we go: The recipe is originally from a cooking magazine for […]

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IMPORTED DIRECTLY FROM HEAVEN – VANILLA LEMON CURD CREAM WITH RASPBERRIES

When the raspberries in my grandmother’s summer house in Burgenland were ready to harvest, she used to make curd dumplings with raspberry sauce for us kids. When I eat such a thing like curd dumplings or curd cream by now, it always tastes like summer holidays and running around barefoot through green fields… Actually, I […]

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TRADITIONAL SUGARED PANCAKE (KAISERSCHMARRN) WITH OATMEAL, RASPBERRIES AND MINT

Sugared Pancakes aka “Kaiserschmarrn” is a very classic and sweet Austrian dish, wich is not only eaten as dessert, but also for lunch and dinner (or any other time of the day). It’s sort of a fluffy thick pancake which is all “messed up” in the pan and typically served with plum compote or applesauce and […]

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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 […]