Tag Archives: Austrian cuisine

Golden Oyster Mushrooms Pasta (Gelber Seitling) – Yum!!!

Hubs recently started experiementing in the garden, ‘planting’ a wooden stump impregnated with mushroom spores.  As it won’t produce until about August, a friend presented him with a few easy-to-cultivate, pre-impregnated mediums (straw, hay??) in plastic bags. I’ve never heard … Continue reading

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Cooler Days Recipe – Schinkenfleckerl

One of the best gifts I received for our wedding was from my husband’s Oma (grandmother) – a cookbook on traditional Viennese Cuisine.  With me not having so much as a single clue about traditional Viennese food, I’m sure she … Continue reading

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Cooler Days Recipes – Wiener Schnitzel

The sky is starting to take on it’s familiar grey tones, the sun bids us adieu around 7pm, and the chill is starting to set into my bones – ahhh, Fall!  Tights, leggings, long-sleeve shirts, and thinner jackets have already … Continue reading

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Soup of the Week – Chicken Broth

Part two of ‘what to do when your FIL gives you a 12 pound rooster’ – make it into a delicious Chicken Broth! Each time I enter my MIL’s kitchen, there’s a pot of broth being made on the stove … Continue reading

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Soup of the Week – Paprikagulasch

With all the hubbub of the holidays, I haven’t done much cooking.  We spent the holidays in the mountains at my MIL’s house where I was treated to two traditional Austrian Christmas dishes.  Now that I’m back home, I thought … Continue reading

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Austrian-style plum cake

Even after making two bottles of jam, I had a lot of plums left over.  My husband loves cake so I thought I’d surprise him with one.  I used the style I’ve seen applied to Kuchen (German word for cake) … Continue reading

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Oma’s Jam

Another fun thing about living in Austria and having such a big family is that I’m able to learn so many new things.  In New York, we’d always received home-made jam in our care packages from hubby’s family but now … Continue reading

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