Traditional Viennese Desserts: Strudel and Pancake

Traditional Viennese Desserts: Strudel and Pancake

The most popular desserts which you must try is the Kaiserschmarrn (Pancake) which is fluffy, and slightly roasted, and served with applesauce or the stewed plum. The word 'Kaiser' means 'Emperor'. This light caramelized pancake are made from a sweet batter (of flour, sugar, eggs, milk, butter salt). The secret is probably separating the egg whites from the yolk. Then beating it until stiff for flour to be added next. As for the yolks, it is mixed with sugar, sometimes nuts, cherries, plum... [ read more ]

Planning an Eco-friendly Travel to Austria

Planning an Eco-friendly Travel to Austria

For a taste of nostalgia and nature lovers, you probably would just want to be at the charming lakeside village watching those white storks nestling or catching them in flight gracefully at Rust. In July, it is best to see the transformed Mohndorf, a small village in Waldviertel better known as the Forest Quarter in the Lower Austria. Lots of poppy and grey poppy seed. In a horse-drawn carriage, join the Poppy Trail and find out how tasty they are in pasta pockets, strudel, noodles and dumpl... [ read more ]