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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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TYROLEAN FARMER’S BREAD

When you go to an Austrian Heuriger a few slices of farmer’s bread are always a good choice. Whether you eat it together with the “Brettljausn” or with a variety of delicate spreads: The good thing at the Heuriger: you don’t have to choose! You order a bit of everything so you can try it all! If […]

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AUSTRIAN GREAVES LARD SPREAD

I’ve always wanted to render my own lard once, and make crispy lardons myself. But I didn’t dare yet, because I’m afraid my small flat would smell for days. (But it’s definitely still on my to-do-list.) Here, however is now a recipe for homemade Austrian greaves lard spread with bought lard and greaves, which I prepared for a […]

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OH MY BRATLFETTN… PORK ROAST GRAVY

Besides of the crust, what’s the best part of a pork roast? Exactly, the drippings! Thus, pork roast gravy made from dribblings, and served with onions and greaves on top is one of the best things ever, if you like pork roast! (Directly to recipe) I don’t say you should eat that every day. Although […]

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5 FAVORITE SALADS AT THE VIENNESE HEURIGER

For my special about the Viennese Heuriger, I’ve collected my 5 favorite recipes for typical salads at the Heuriger… We’ve got a Wild Herbs Salad here, which I dedicate to Kathrin. The Potato Salad is dedicated to Anna, who wanted to have a recipe which tastes like you were at the Heuriger. I hope the […]

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TRADITIONAL PORK SAUSAGE SALAD BY GRANDPA

My grandfather had three things that he had mastered incredibly great in the kitchen. One of his recipes was the following one for a very delicious pork sausage salad. While my grandmother with her 88 years still is all day in the kitchen, spreads her personal creative chaos and prepares schnitzel, apricot dumplings, pies and many more as if […]

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WILD HERBS SALAD

Right now in the spring is the perfect time to make a healthy free salad of wild herbs. As a city person you have a bit of a disadvantage then (On the Danube Canal and Augarten, where I live, I would not dare to pick some greens …), but fortunately, Vienna and its surroundings have quite a […]

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STYRIAN SCARLET RUNNER BEAN SALAD

Here comes another of my absolute favorite salads when I visit a “Heuriger”: the Styrian Scarlet Runner Bean Salad. With Styrian scarlet runner beans I especially like that their beautiful purple shells are a little harder than other beans, but the inside is even more soft and delicate. If it’s difficult for you to get some of these […]

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VIENNESE POTATO SALAD

“For some unknown reason, to me the potato salad at the heuriger always tastes best … a good recipe would be nice”… after my call for your help for my special about the Viennese Heuriger, many of you gave great tipps and comments on facebook – thank you very much to all of you!! One request was for a potato […]

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BLACK SALSIFY SALAD

Everytime I visit a Heuriger, I really look forward to order Black Salsify Salad there. Because black salsifies are quite rare in Viennese restaurants and also not easy to find in supermarkets, they are kind of special to me. Tipps for preparation of black salsify salad For this salsify salad I had to use precooked bottled […]