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by Fiona Park in Food & Drink

Innsbruck Food Tour: Tirol’s Unique Food Culture

Berlin has one. So does Amsterdam, Prague and pretty much every other city in Europe. We’re talking, of course, about food tours, and now Innsbruck has joined the club. We spent a day with Kurt Reindl from Innsbruck Food Tours to get a taste of Tirol’s unique food culture.

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by Guest Author in Bits & Pieces

Bon Appétit! Mahlzeit!

Text: Benedikt Roth, Styling: Sven Christ “Eating soup gives you round knees” is a somewhat curious local saying here in Tirol. Its origin can be traced back to the fact that until a few decades ago soups were the main staple food in this region. Unlike today, soup wasn’t just a starter but a meal…

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by Guest Author in Food & Drink

Climate-Neutral Deer Ragout

Christian Moigg and his son Lukas are passionate about two things: hunting and cooking. They run the Herrnhaus, a fine-dining restaurant in Brixlegg located just a stone’s throw from the forest where they shoot the game which ends up on diners’ plates. I sat down with the father-and-son duo to talk about the entire process…

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by Klaus in Food & Drink

“Strauben”: The Original Recipe to Try at Home

“Strauben” are Tirol’s answer to funnel cakes: A batter of flour, eggs and milk is poured through a funnel, fried to even brownness and sprinkled with powdered sugar – a wonderfully crispy dessert that is fun to make at home.

2 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

“Apfelradln”: Enjoy the Taste of Tirol at Home

Apples, flour, eggs and milk. That’s all you need to make “Apfelradln”, one of the most popular sweet treats in Tirol. Mix them all together and pop them in the pan with a little butter for a few minutes et voilà. Check out the recipe below for what we think is probably the best way…

2 min. Reading time
by Theresa in Food & Drink

Cooking Recipe by Chef Michael Ploner: “Tiroler Paunzen” with Applesauce

World Champion at the 2018 Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg, Michael Ploner prepares fresh, locally sourced ingredients together skilfully at his parents’ Alpen-Comfort-Hotel Central in Nauders. The young celebrity chef likes giving his thoughtfully crafted fare a bit of a fun twist by making extensive use of the rich variety of herbs found in Tirol.…

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by Klaus in Food & Drink

Buchteln: A Sweet Treat from Tirol

Butter, schnapps, sugar, flour and eggs: the ingredients for Buchteln are enough to make a dietician run a mile, but we don’t care. We’re talking real soul food. Buchteln are one of the tastiest sweet dishes from Tirol and a real favourite of ours. They look a little bit like miniature clouds when they come…

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