Author Archives: Ursula

The easiest Strawberry Shortcake

June 30, 2020

This strawberry shortcake is one of the easiest homemade desserts to prepare. Ever. Juicy, fresh strawberries macerated in sugar, spooned over soft whipped cream, set on a flaky and tender biscuit. The shortcake is super simple to prepare – the dough comes together in minutes! Plus, it is perfect for any occasion – think potlucks, birthdays, large gatherings with family or friends.

Spiced Walnut Liqueur from Austria

June 16, 2020

This walnut liqueur is made with green, unripe walnuts that are still soft in their green husks. The liqueur is aromatic, nutty, sweet, slightly bitter, and dark brown in color. It is probably Austria’s most beloved and famous liqueur.

Flaky Savory Crackers with Fresh Herbs

May 22, 2020

These delicious crackers with fresh herbs are flaky, crispy, puffy and light. They are my favorite snack to serve along with a glass of wine or a cocktail. They also make a perfect appetizer or a quick snack that everyone will love.

Puffy Savory Dutch Baby with Cheese

May 1, 2020

This super-puffy savory Dutch Baby with cheese and fresh herbs is a true game changer. The batter puffs up incredibly, it is airy and crisp. The fresh herbs and cheese on top make it a perfect dish for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or even dinner.

3rd place @ Pink Lady Food Photo Awards 2020

April 29, 2020

This is my 3rd place photo at the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2020 Awards, submitted in the food bloggers category. It was a huge honor to be even included in one of the most respected photography competitions in the world – with over 9,000 entries from 70 countries. So to get third place in the food bloggers category makes me speechless.

Easy, Super-Creamy Mushroom Risotto

April 20, 2020

This mushroom-brie risotto is my go-to risotto: It is creamy, delicious, and easy to make. The risotto is made without wine for a straightforward everyday use.

Authentic Viennese Pork Schnitzel – with Video

April 9, 2020

Big, thinly pounded pork cutlets are the most common and traditional Schnitzel in Austria. Using pork provides a more accessible take on the classic Viennese Schnitzel. If I could name one dish Austria is famous for, I’d say it’s Viennese Schnitzel. Well, and perhaps Sacher Torte. ‚Wiener Schnitzel‘ is one of the best known specialties of Viennese cuisine, and a national dish of Austria. Schnitzel is a thin, breaded and… continue reading »

Viennese-style Potato Field Salad

April 7, 2020

This potato salad is typical for Vienna. It is light, refreshing and slightly tangy and therefore the perfect side dish for Viennese Schnitzel. While many potato salads are dressed with a mayo sauce, this one uses a slightly tangy, light vinaigrette instead – typical for Austrian salads. The potatoes will soak up the dressing and melt in your mouth, while the field salad (lamb’s lettuce) provides a leafy, fresh element.

Easy Green Spinach Smoothie

March 24, 2020

This simple green smoothie for beginners is healthy, sweet, vibrant green, and super delicious. This smoothie is bright green in color, using natural ingredients only. Adding fresh baby spinach makes this smoothie super vibrant without making it taste ‚green‘. It tastes sweet, due to the added fruits – no additional sweetener needed. That’s why it is also perfect for green smoothie beginners.

Quick Basil Gnocchi

March 18, 2020

These super simple basil gnocchi are often my life-saver. If there is no time to cook or if I simply don’t feel like cooking, this is one of my go-to dishes. Why? It’s ready in no time, 10 minutes maximum, and you’ll only need 3 ingredients for the basic version – 6 ingredients make it a fancy version.

My cookbook is out

March 4, 2020

It’s real! My cookbook „Die Welt im Einmachglas“ (the world in a jar) is to be released today! I am still pinching myself. It will be available wherever books are sold in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and of course online.

Austrian Curd Cheese Dumplings – with Video

February 14, 2020

These curd cheese dumplings (Topfennockerl) are light, fluffy and taste soooo good, I could eat them every day. Austrians eat them as main dish or for dessert. I have a sweet tooth, so I eat them as a main dish every once in a while.