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HOW TO PREVENT PORK LOIN FROM DRYING OUT ON THE GRILL

Sometimes it happens. Your grilled pork loin steaks got dry and are hard as a stone. With these tipps, you can prevent this tragedy! As I’ve already written in my last pork loin recipe, pork loin steak is a particularly low-fat meat. This makes it popular but also more difficult to grill. (Compared with sausages, […]

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KRAUTFLECKERL – AUSTRIAN CABBAGE PASTA WITH CARAMELIZED ONION AND BACON

Today I present you another typical Austrian comfort food – Krautfleckerl! “Fleckerl” is a kind of small and square pasta, used in Austria for casseroles and so on. (See my Austrian ham pasta recipe) The word “Fleck” is used synonymously to the word “place”, but also means “stain”. The “erl” at the end of “Fleckerl” means […]

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CABBAGE ROULADES WITH OVEN-ROASTED WINTER VEGGIES

Today I present you one more recipe of my grandma, this time sponsored by Hofer Austria! I tried out a recipe for traditional cabbage roulades with winter veggies from the oven! Cabbage roulades are the ideal comfort food for cold winter days. A stuffing of ground meat, spices and eggs is filled into boiled cabbage leaves. These are […]

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MARTINIGANSL – AUSTRIAN ROAST GOOSE FOR SAINT MARTIN’S DAY

Because it is traditionally only offered in restaurants for a few weeks in October/November, the Martinigansl is something very special. This one is a very good recipe, where the roast goose is stuffed with chestnuts and dried plums. (Directly to recipe) Last week, my dear friend Claudia showed me how to make a Martinigansl. We also […]

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ALSACE “BAECKEOFFE” CASSEROLE FOR A HUNGRY GANG

Today we’ve got one more recipe from my mother in law, namely an “Elsässer Baeckeoffe”, which can be translated with “Alsace Bake Oven”. It’s a very aromatic casserole with marinated meat (pork, beef or mutton), potatoes and vegetables. (Directly to recipe) Actually, in my husband’s family, this stew is the typical family dish on New Years Day. But […]

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HEARTY AUSTRIAN STEW FOR RAINY AUTUMN AFTERNOONS

The recipe for this stew is hearty, simple and does not take too much time to cook. Perfect for a cold and rainy saturday in october. 😉

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SPICY PUMPKIN CURRY WITH ROASTED WALNUTS, PLUMS AND PEAR

After a great roadtrip through the US (and getting married in Las Vegas by the way ;), I am also happy to be home again! And happy to cook and shoot and blog again! I had my laptop and my camera with me on tour and really wanted to blog while on tour, but my blog was […]

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CHANTERELLE SAUCE WITH GREEN GARDEN HERBS PASTA

Chanterelle season has started in Austria! I simply love chanterelles and especially this chanterelle sauce. They do not only taste wonderful, they are also fun to pick. (Go to recipe directly) My personal favorite chanterelle sauce recipe tastes a bit “lighter” than the usual chanterelle sauce you will get at Austrian restaurants. I added Zucchini and […]

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HOMEMADE GREEN PASTA – WITH GRANNY’S GARDEN HERBS

This homemade green pasta is made with parsley and chives. It tastes wonderfully fresh and “green” and fits perfectly with a sauce of chanterelles, which are now in season (at least in Austria). The herbs are from my granny’s garden in Burgenland, so you can’t compare the taste to bought ones… 😉 (Go to recipe […]

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MEDITERRANEAN PASTA SALAD FOR PICKNICK AND PARTY

Mediterranean pasta salad with red pesto, dried tomatoes, capers and pine nuts. (Go to recipe directly) This is a pasta salad which I love to prepare for parties. Today I made it for the annual Austrian Food Blogger Picknick at Vienna’s Burggarten. (Website is in German) Thank you to the organizers for the lovely event and […]