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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. […]

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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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CRANBERRY PEAR COMPOTE VARIATIONS

Because my mother-in-law has got a few pear trees in her garden, almost everyone of our dishes in autumn is somehow served with or made of pears. Here are two compote variations without sugar.   [ingredients title=”Ingredients”] Cranberries to taste 5-6 Pears 1 tablespoon of fennel seeds 1 tablespoon of rosemary (dried or fresh) 3-4 cloves […]