Juicy Apple Pie with Pecan Streusel

I think I don’t need to introduce this scrumptious American classic: lightly sweetened pastry dough, filled with lots of caramelized apples – Juicy Apple Pie with Pecan Streusel. My boyfriend’s birthday classic is Dutch Appeltaart with Crème Anglaise. However, sometimes … Continued

Sugar Buchteln

A beautiful smell of home. Buchteln, Buchty or sweet sugar rolls. Nicely risen yeast dough, served with Applemus, vanilla sauce or pears. In the countries I come from they are traditionally filled with a mixture from poppy, plum marmalade or … Continued

Satisfying Ricotta Snail

Ricotta Cheese is one of my favourite Italian products. This fresh ingredient has a quite versatile culinary use in savory, as well as in sweet dishes. The cheese makes a very comforting pizza topping, pasta filling, and brings any cake … Continued

Oktoberfest Meal

Oktoberfest is originated in 1810 as a wedding celebration of King Ludwig and his wife Theresa. Throughout the years, the celebrations have been transformed into the world’s largest folk festival held traditionally in Munich for about 16-18 days from late … Continued

Apple Schmarren

A beautiful Austrian satisfying dessert, so called “a shredded pancake” – Apple Schmarren. It is originated in the 19th century from the times of Austria-Hungary, traditionally made with plums and raisins, combined in a pancake batter. This delicacy has been … Continued

Duck Feast

Oh Yeah! I have been working on this chapter already a long time. It is quite a dispute to decide where the origins of the dish are. Duck meat is popular among many countries in the world, especially in the … Continued

My First Strudel

Decadence of all, I present you My First Strudel. The master of desserts, originated in my home land as well, Austria-Hungary dated from the 17th century. Why it is called a strudel? The German word means a whirlpool, which obviously … Continued

Roe Deer Stew in Red Wine with Apples

Wild animals in the season, like deer, represent cold winter evenings but also an unique taste of full meat flavors. One of my big adventures in this season was a 3.5kg piece of roe deer. What a blast! Let me … Continued