Windringerl – Austrian Meringue Christmas tree decoration

Hardly any other symbol is associated with Christmas today as much as the festively decorated and enlightened Christmas tree. The first Christmas trees are laid for the 16th century as part of the guild traditions of the guilds. Following the example of the tree of paradise, these trees were decorated with apples and sweets and … Continue reading Windringerl – Austrian Meringue Christmas tree decoration

Apple Meringue Pie with its strawberry rhubarbe variation

Always looking for ways to use egg whites, and big fan of all meringue pies, I love combining an apple pie (like the recently posted vegan and gluten-free apple crumble pie) with an Italian meringue topping. Apple Meringue Pie (rectangular mould 36 cm) If you choose another mould you might find the conversion table cake … Continue reading Apple Meringue Pie with its strawberry rhubarbe variation

Kokoskuppel – Austrian coconut dômes

A great Austrian delicacy, halfway between refined mignardise and Christmas biscuit. Everyone knows and loves the coconut domes - from toddlers to grandparents. After all, this delicacy has a century-old tradition dating back to 1921 when it was invented by an Austrian pastry chef close to Vienna. It is mouth watering thinking of the dome … Continue reading Kokoskuppel – Austrian coconut dômes