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by Klaus in Food & Drink

Best Potato Recipes: Potato Soup with Pumpkin, Plums and Red Wine

Made with only local ingredients, this soup takes advantage of all the seasonal goodies popping up at your local market during the colder season. Potatoes are a perfect winter comfort food – they can be stored all winter long and be prepared in many ways. Give this soup a try and fall in love with…

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

Wine from Tirol: when vines begin to climb

In the past it was not taken seriously, but now it is an award-winning wine. More and more Alpine vine growers press wine of remarkable quality in Tirol. South of the Brenner this has been a long tradition, however, further north it is a pioneering achievement.

5 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

Superfood from Tirol: “Graukäse” and “Zieger”

While the Italians are proud of their prized “parmigiano” and the French crazy about their creamy “camembert”, Tiroleans have their “Graukäse”. Though almost completely unknown outside the region, this delicious dairy delicacy definitely deserves more attention. It is made from fermented milk and not only tastes great but is also surprisingly healthy thanks to its…

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by Klaus in Food & Drink

The top ten beers from Tirol

Tirol’s brewing landscape is diversifying. Small start-ups are appearing throughout the region, while larger and more established breweries are experimenting more than ever before. We put together a team of beer experts and set them the onerous task of selecting the top ten beers from Tirol. Cheers!

8 min. Reading time
by Irene in Food & Drink

A Fine Surprise: Chocolate from Tirol

Product visionary, agricultural economist, idea woman, enabler, and entrepreneur: Innsbruck-native Therese Fiegl has masterminded a range of products based on local ingredients that combine high-quality workmanship with environmentally friendly options. This is her personal way of addressing the big challenges of the world.

6 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

Five Walks for Foodies

Your head is spinning as you try to identify a seemingly infinite array of peaks spread out before you. Your mind feels slow and calm. Calm enough to hear your tummy’s rumbling. In my eyes, hiking and refuelling over hearty delicacies go together like bacon and eggs. They say that food tastes better at altitude…

3 min. Reading time
by Guest Author in Food & Drink

Hunters, gatherers and gourmets

Understanding nature, enjoying fresh produce, staying healthy. More and more people are getting out into the forests and meadows to search for ingredients for their kitchen. The trend, known as foraging, has spread around the globe. In Tirol people have been living off the land for thousands of years, making the most of what nature…

8 min. Reading time
by Anja in Bits & Pieces

Which Trail Food Type are You?

When you’re preparing to go out for a hike, food can make or break your ascent—and did you know that everything tastes better at altitude? You get to meet different types of personalities on the trail, and they all pack different snacks to keep their energy levels up. Here are five different types of trail…

3 min. Reading time
by Christian in Food & Drink

Inn River Cycle Path Stories

Are cyclists athletes? Can bicycles reconnect people to nature? Somehow, I’d say that both is true. Riding a bicycle along the Inn River Cycle Path, one is exposed and alert to the scenic surroundings. With eyes and ears on the ground, cyclists feel a greater sense of place and a stronger connection to the countryside—and…

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