Kaiserschmarrn Recipe – Austrian Authentic Dessert

kaiserschmarrn

Kaiserschmarrn recipe is a local Austrian-German specialty that has become very popular. Let’s look first at some definitions. The word “Kaiser” means “Emperor” and “Schmarrn” means “Mishmash” in Austrian-German. Nevertheless the translation of Kaiserschmarrn has generated some debate. “Kaiser” is literally translated as “emperor”,…

German Zwiebelfleisch – Viennese Roast Beef

Zwiebelroastbraten Viennese Roast Beef

The German Zwiebelfleisch – Viennese Roast Beef or also called Zwiebelrostbraten is a classic German dish that is served in many regions of Germany, like in Franconia, Thuringia, Berlin, Hessen, Swabia or Vienna. If you would translate it literally it means “onion-topped roast beef…

Traditional Authentic German Austrian Linzer Cake

Linzer Cake

The Linzer cake is to be said to be the oldest-known in the world. For a long time a recipe from 1696 in the city library of Vienna was the oldest one known. But in 2005 the library director of the upper Austrian Museum found an…

Vienna Goulash – Wiener Saftgulasch

Vienna goulash

Have you ever heard of the Vienna Goulash – Wiener Saftgulasch in German? This dish is an authentic Austrian beef goulash which is known for its especially thick gravy. The difference to the Hungarian goulash is that the stew is more liquid and contains…

Palatschinken Recipe – Austrian Pancakes

palatschinken

If you like pancakes you will like this recipe for Palatschinken which are thin pancakes and very similar to the French crêpes but much thinner than the American pancakes. Palatschinken contain only a few ingredients: eggs, wheat flour, milk, sugar and salt. You would…

Austrian Krapfen – Berliner – German Pastry

berliner

Enjoy this original and authentic recipe for Austrian Krapfen, a pastry that is very popular in Austria, Switzerland and Germany. In Germany we call it Berliner. The pastry is filled with jam or sometimes with a vanilla custard. It is not that difficult to…

Cinnamon Rings – Austrian German Christmas Cookies

cinnamon rings

When he time has come to make some German Christmas cookies check this one out: Cinnamon Rings or Zimt Ringerl, after an old Austrian recipe. These delicious cookies are very easy to make and you won’t need any special ingredients. Happy Baking! Ingredients Cinnamon…

Plum Compote from Austria – Authentic Recipe

german plum compote

The Plum compote from Austria is called  “Zwetschgenröster” in Austria. It is the traditional side dish that goes with  the popular “Kaiserschmarrn”, a sweet Austrian pan dish that is also well known in Germany.  In Germany we make compote (Kompott) almost from every fruit….