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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 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!).…

1 min. Reading time
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…

3 min. Reading time
by Julia in Food & Drink

Cranberry Sauce: My best Recipe

In Tirol, fall is the season to pick “Granten” (cranberries) and to make them into homemade, fresh, fruity cranberry sauce. Here’s a classic, simple and easy recipe for making delicious cranberry sauce from scratch. At this time of year, cranberries are absolutely perfect with venison.

2 min. Reading time
by Eckard in Food & Drink

Johann Egger Cooks: Grilled Venison Loin with Wild Herb Crust

Young chef Johann Egger puts a culinary spin on traditional Alpine staples. His innovative style of cooking uses fresh and local ingredients and an inventive twist on classic favourites. The result is a spectacular menu of dishes you won’t soon forget, from charcoal butter with grilled venison loin and salad with beer dressing to grilled…

5 min. Reading time
by Eckard in Food & Drink

Michael Ploner Cooks: Arctic Char in Spiced Tea Marinade

Young chef Michael Ploner puts a culinary spin on traditional Alpine staples. His innovative style of cooking uses fresh and local ingredients and an inventive twist on classic favourites. The result is a spectacular menu of dishes you won’t soon forget, from Arctic Char in Spiced Tea Marinade for main to “Moosbeernocken” with Yogurt Mousse…

4 min. Reading time
by Julia in Food & Drink

Elderflower Syrup: My Best Recipe

Elderflower syrup making season is here!  In June, the Elderberries are flowering and there is no better time to be outside harvesting elderflowers. Ahh, the taste of summer. Ice cream, sunbathing, swimming, …  And, of course, elderflower syrup. This refreshing and delicious syrup is a great way to capture in a bottle the essence of…

2 min. Reading time
by Eckard in Food & Drink

Thomas Penz Cooks: Grey Cheese Soup, Vegetable Groestl and Apple Fritters

Young chef Thomas Penz puts a culinary spin on traditional Tirol staples. His innovative style of cooking uses fresh and local ingredients and an inventive twist on classic favourites. The result is a spectacular menu of dishes you won’t soon forget, from Tirolean Grey Cheese Soup over Vegetable Groestl to Apple Fritters. Try these recipes…

4 min. Reading time
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