I’ll make a reservation right away: I won’t talk about how to cook any Hungarian geese, with all due respect to the Hungarian farmers. The fact is that such a task seems to me not quite athletic. Everything is decided there by the cultivation method. When the goose was overfed for the sake of getting foie gras, he spent his whole short life in the cage, his meat cannot be rigid by definition.
I want to talk about geese that most of their lives walked freely on the grass, swam in ponds and who began to feed intensely only when the snow fell, so that by the New Year they would gain fat and weight. These geese have completely different meat, it even differs in color, it is much denser, tougher, but also … tastier.
So, we are faced with two tasks: to bring the salt to deep, at the very bones, located parts of the meat and make the bird softer. Continue reading
As in many cities around the world, street food in Vienna is very diverse. These are Asian eateries, kebab stalls and market stalls with truly international cuisine.
But perhaps the most interesting for tourists is the street food that you can try in Austria. In other words, you will buy Chinese noodles in almost any European or Asian capital, but, for example, the famous Viennese sausages are unlikely to be able to eat anywhere else. Or, at least, no one guarantees that they will be as tasty as in Austria.
Popular street food in Vienna
Vienna sausages (Würstel)
Let’s start our acquaintance with Vienna street food with the most popular street food – Vienna sausages. Continue reading
It is not by chance that Austrian desserts are considered an example of classical confectionery art – they are widely known outside the country, and recipes of local sweets are included in popular cookbooks. Therefore, if you find yourself in Austria, be sure to try at least a few of the best national desserts.
Apple strudel (Apfelstrudel)
A delicate puff roll with apple, cinnamon, sugar and raisins is perhaps familiar even to those who don’t really like sweets. But few people know that it was in Vienna that they baked it for the first time.
Literally translated, Apfelstrudel means “apple vortex.” This is how tourists who first tried the original Continue reading