Or So Vienna Says


From what the Austrian Tourism Board reports on its website, Apple Strudel is a Viennese specialty, and the recipe it offers there recreates a pastry that has become symbolic of the country.  Maybe, maybe not, but the country’s German cousins might have a competing claim or two of their own. No matter the dessert’s true… Continue reading Or So Vienna Says

Oktoberfest


As happiness (and perhaps some Hefe Weizen) warms Bavaria’s annual autumn celebration, Austria’s nearby alpine forests and streams produce a satisfying dinner to accompany the steins of beer.  Today brings Forellenfilet mit Waldpilzen, or Filet of Trout with Forest Mushrooms, as described on the Taste of Austria section of the country’s tourist board website. This… Continue reading Oktoberfest