VIENNESE POTATO GOULASH – LEFTOVER DISHES WE LOVE!

Viennese potato goulash, in our family, is the typical leftover dish the day after family celebrations. For the party itself we often cook plenty of sausages (when there are a lot of guests, it’s just the easiest dish). The remaining sausages go into the goulash. And, like most hosts, we overestimate the amount of food regularly. So then, tons… Continue reading VIENNESE POTATO GOULASH – LEFTOVER DISHES WE LOVE!

ON PEELING POTATOES (+ ROASTED POTATOES AND BEETROOT RECIPE)

In my posting about parsley potatoes, I’ve already complained about peeling potatoes. Potatoes are so important in the Austrian kitchen, nevertheless I myself often prefer pasta or rice as a side dish, because you simply do not need to peel them. Therefore, the following recipe is one, where NOTHING has to be peeled: roasted potatoes with beetroot and celery. On peeling… Continue reading ON PEELING POTATOES (+ ROASTED POTATOES AND BEETROOT RECIPE)

FRIED FISH WITH LEEKS AND PARSLEY POTATOES

Fried fish with leeks and parsley potatoes is one of my favorite dishes when I visit my grandma. The recipe is as simple as that: heat some butter or oil, fry the leeks, add the fish. Add salt, pepper, some lemon, finished! My granny usually takes frozen cod fillets. Of course you can take any fish instead of the… Continue reading FRIED FISH WITH LEEKS AND PARSLEY POTATOES

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

15-MINUTES-OFFICE-SNACK: STYRIAN PASTA

Styrian Pasta – The perfect office lunch: provides you with a lot of energy and can be prepared the day before in just 15 minutes. Also one does not need a lot of dishes to prepare it. If you have to attend a meeting after this lunch, you should possibly do not exaggerate with the garlic. (Depending on… Continue reading 15-MINUTES-OFFICE-SNACK: STYRIAN PASTA

HAVE TO BRIBE SOMEONE? MAKE SOME HAM PASTA!

If, for example: your boyfriend is away from home a few days, and you have, meanwhile devastated the apartment, then you can do the following: You can clean it OR You make some Schinkenfleckerl (Ham Pasta) as a restitution! (But then you surely will not have time to clean …) The second option is indeed as much work… Continue reading HAVE TO BRIBE SOMEONE? MAKE SOME HAM PASTA!

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… Continue reading BREADCRUMBS EVERYWHERE! (HOW TO DIY)

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:… Continue reading GRANNY RECIPE: WILD BOARRRR