Austrian Apfelstrudel

One of the most famous Austrian recipes is the Apfelstrudel. I am talking about the authentic one, not the versions with Filo or Puff pastry (these are certainly very good versions but can not be called Apfelstrudel). The Strudel dough is a very particular dough that needs to be stretched by hand. A well made … Continue reading Austrian Apfelstrudel

Semolina Slices with compote

One of my fondest childhood memories is my father, a brilliant cook, preparing "Griesschnitten" or in English semolina slices for us children. This is comfort food at its best and can be eaten as a main course - this is possible, allowed and even encouraged in Austria 🙂 The semolina slices are seasoned with sugar … Continue reading Semolina Slices with compote

Austrian cut up pancakes (Traditional & Thermomix)

I have spent the most wonderful time with my family in Salzburg, Austria and have come back inspired! With news from my beautiful country being in the deepest throws of winter with meters and meters of snow (which I can assure you they know how to handle) I had the urge to treat my family … Continue reading Austrian cut up pancakes (Traditional & Thermomix)