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by Klaus in Food & Drink

Burgeralm: A Haven for Cheese Lovers

Raw-milk alpine cheese, Tilsiter cheese, yogurt, butter, cured bacon… if you want to sample finest, handcrafted regional specialties, put Burgeralm Alpine Pasture Hut in Rettenschöss on your itinerary. Moreover, you can soak in the majesty of the mountains at this family-friendly place which is easily accessible and makes for a great day out.

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by Klaus in Food & Drink

7 Must Try Drinks in Tirol

As much as we love the authentic food in Tirol, your experience isn’t complete without trying some of the signature beverages—from milky over fruity to bubbly! Here are seven of the best refreshments you need to know about to drink like a local.

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by Rosanna in Food & Drink

The Best Vegan-Friendly Places in Tirol

Eigentlich ist die Tiroler Küche ziemlich deftig: Die Klassiker sind Kaiserschmarren, Speck- oder Kasknödel, gekocht wird mit viel Fleisch und Milchprodukten. Immer mehr Restaurants und Hotels zeigen aber, dass es anders geht und haben sich auf pflanzliche Küche spezialisiert. Wir haben uns umgeschaut und eine Auswahl an veganen Lieblingsorten im ganzen Land entdeckt.

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by Theresa in Food & Drink

Kaiserschmarrn: The original recipe to try at home

An icon of Austrian cuisine, “Kaiserschmarrn” is a fluffy shredded pancake, which has its name from the Austrian Emperor, Kaiser Franz Joseph I, who was very fond of this kind of dish. To me, it’s the perfect comfort food for when I am taking a break from skiing (I am kind of a sweet tooth!).…

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by Guest Author in Food & Drink

Enjoy!

“You get nice round knees from eating soup,” is the somewhat peculiar Tirolean saying. It probably refers to the fact that soup was a staple food product until only a few decades ago. Not a starter like today, but a main course. One that was frequently eaten early in the morning. And again in the…

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by Irene in Food & Drink

Sublime Luxury: Kristallhütte in Zillertal Valley

With a sophisticated fine dining restaurant and a super stylish luxury hotel, Kristallhütte is hardly a ‘hut’. More “mountain chateau” than “quaint cabin,” this wonderful hideaway is perfectly positioned at the heart of Hochzillertal Ski Resort in Kaltenbach, Zillertal Valley.

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by Eckard in Food & Drink

Wildschönau Region: Awesome Places to Stay and Dine

Near the town of Wörgl, in the east of Tirol, the main road branches off south into a side valley. The visitor is immediately struck by the lush meadows and dense forests stretching out across the valley floor. And the flowers, the flowers! Everywhere you look you see dashes of vibrant colour decorating the balconies…

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by Michael in Food & Drink

Five taverns with homegrown produce

Meadow lasagne instead of food from the microwave, chamois dumplings instead of fast food and wildflower soup instead of everyday mishmash. These taverns use products from their own gardens, fields and stables for cooking. Some of the innkeepers hunt their own game, while others fish trout to order from the waters behind their establishment.

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