Tag Archives: Austria

Fluffy Easter Bunny Rolls

April 1, 2021

These homemade Easter bunny brioche rolls are made with a soft and fluffy yeast dough. Kids and adults will love them alike! They are perfect for Easter brunch or as a hostess gift, and they’ll complete every Easter basket.

Gluten-Free Poppy Seed Cake (super moist!)

March 23, 2021

This traditional dark Austrian poppy seed cake is super moist, soft and light, and at the same time it tastes rich and nutty. Plus, it’s easy to make (only 6 ingredients). Austrians love it!

Walnut Cinnamon Buns – with Video

January 30, 2021

Fluffy buns with a super nutty and moist walnut-cinnamon filling. The easy sugar icing takes the buns to the next level. These walnut rolls are just like the ones you’ll get at Austrian bakeries. They are one of the most beloved baked treats in Austria. I dare to say, that every Austrian bakery offers them. In German, they are called ‘Nussschnecke’. Yes, that’s three s. Walnut Cinnamon Buns – with… continue reading »

Viennese Hot Christmas Punch – with Video

December 17, 2020

Recipe for a delicious hot punch just like the ones served at Austrian punch stalls in winter. This fruity punch is called ‘Orangenpunsch’ in German, which translates to ‘orange punch’. It celebrates the season with a blend of tea, orange juice, spices, a bit of sugar, and rum if you are up for it.   Viennese Hot Christmas Punch – with Video was last modified: December 17th, 2020 by Ursula

Creamy Pumpkin Soup (3 ingredients)

November 26, 2020

This thick and creamy pumpkin soup made with fresh pumpkin requires only 3 ingredients and 20 minutes. It is healthy, super creamy, and keeps you cozy. The natural flavor of pumpkin tastes delicious so you will not need many other ingredients. Creamy Pumpkin Soup (3 ingredients) was last modified: November 26th, 2020 by Ursula

Vegan Potato Goulash

October 6, 2020

This naturally vegan Austrian potato goulash is one of my favorite dishes for fall and winter. It’s filling, healthy (low fat, no sugar), wholesome and soothing. I simplified my recipe for creamy potato goulash in terms of ingredients and method to get a quick everyday meal.   Vegan Potato Goulash was last modified: November 26th, 2020 by Ursula

Plum Dumplings – Step by Step

September 14, 2020

Traditional Austrian plum dumplings, known as Zwetschkenknödel, are great as a dessert, or a sweet and meatless main course. I love to eat them for lunch! Plum dumplings are common throughout Central and Eastern Europe. Being Austrian, I grew up eating plum dumplings every late summer and fall. These dumplings are made by stuffing damsons or small plums into a potato-based dough. Then they are simmered in water and covered… continue reading »

Quick and moist chocolate zucchini cake

August 26, 2020

This easy and moist zucchini chocolate cake only needs one bowl and no electric mixer.

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. Spiced Walnut Liqueur from Austria was last modified: June 30th, 2020 by Ursula

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. Flaky Savory Crackers with Fresh Herbs was last modified: June 12th, 2020 by Ursula

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…. continue reading »