Tag Archives: Austrian-style cooking

A Quick Stop Off In Vienna

After our visit to Innsbruck, we had a quick stop off  in Vienna for a few days but my opportunities to discover Austrian culture continued.  First, I learned that although we might be officially in summer, Austrian weather can be … Continue reading

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Innsbruck (July 2012)

A couple of weeks ago, I tagged-along with hubby on his business trip to Innsbruck.  All I knew about the place was that it was near the Alps, but as it has been alternating between sweltering and thunderstorms, I didn’t … 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 – Paprika Hendl

My FIL purchased three ‘mature’ roosters – ‘mature’ meaning no longer viable for their purpose to the farmer – from one of his farmer friends about three months ago. He built them a roomy private coop with a good bit … 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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When life gives you tomatoes…make bisque!

One of the great things about Austria is the abundance of good fresh produce, at least its been my experience.  It seems that you can be very close to food here because there are tons of pastures everywhere I drive … Continue reading

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