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…

Buchteln Recipe – Austrian German Dessert

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Buchteln are an Austrian specialty and the most famous ones are served in the Cafe Hawelka in Vienna. The origin of the dish is the region of a former German part called “Bohemia” (Boehmen), but the recipes has found its way to Austria and…

Bohemian Poppy Seed Strudel – Authentic German

bohemian poppy seed strudel striezel

The Bohemian Poppy seed Strudel, or also called “Striezel”, is a German baking specialty that comes from the Polish and Silesian cuisine but also from the Austrian part when it used to be Germany.  So what’s the difference? If you want to make it…

Salzburger Nockerln – Traditional Dish from Austria

salzburger nockerl

Salzburger Nockerln is a classic recipe from the home town of Mozart: Salzburg in Austria. The recipe can be traced back to the 17th century, and it is been said that it is featuring the hillside surrounding Salzburg:  the Gaisberg, Moenchsberg and Nonnberg. True, if…

Kaiserschmarrn Recipe – Austrian Authentic Dessert

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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”,…

Authentic German Potato Plum Dumpling Recipe

Are you looking for an authentic German recipe? The Authentic German potato plum dumpling recipe is a traditional dish of Germany. This recipe requires potatoes to make the dumplings. There is another recipe on mybestgermanrecipes.com which is requiring quark as main ingredient. The best…

Kaiserschmarren Tyrol Style

Kaiserschmarrn Tyrol Style is from the region Tyrol (Tirol) in Austria and the recipe comes from a “Tiroler Landgasthof” (country inn in Tyrol) where they make this dish since generations the same way. But let us warn you: It is not a dish for…

Austrian Rum Balls Rumkugeln in German

These Austrian Rumballs, or in German, “Rumkugeln” are almost mandatory for Christmas but, in our opinion, they taste awesome throughout the year. The rum balls are made after a traditional Austrian recipe from the ancient times, when Franz Josef I. used to be the…