- Grind the cheese three times.
- In a large bowl cream soft butter, sugar and yolks.
- Cut the vanilla pod in half and scrape the seeds out with the blunt side of the knife. Mix them into the pastry.
- Add the cheese and stiffly beaten egg whites. Stir the dough gently. You may add raisins or diced candied orange peel.
- Cover the bottom of the cake tin with crushed shortcrust biscuits and then pour the cheese pastry over it.
- Bake it in the oven preheated to around 170oC for about 60 minutes.
This sweet and sour specialty is exceptionally popular with locals and guests alike. The apple strudel filling is made of apples, sultanas, sugar, breadcrumbs, natural flavors, pine nuts, other nuts or almonds and butter. Only South Tyrolean apples and South Tyrolean butter may be used in apple strudel with the seal of quality. All ingredients are natural. Preservatives and other additives are forbidden. Flavor enhancers may not be used either. South Tyrolean apple strudel contains only natural flavors and aromas.
Finnish eat a lot of bread and they consume it even 50kg/110lbs each, every year! One of the most popular and traditional breads in Finland is Rye Bread (Ruisleipä). There are many recipes for this dark bread and each part of Finland seems to have their own traditional way of making it. Here is one basic recipe for good and healthy fiber rich Finnish Rye Bread.
In Slovakia, the most popular freshwater fish are carp, trout and pike. The Christmas Eve table could not lack fish, with carp being the most frequently chosen one. On the other hand, Slovak forests provide plenty of different kinds of edible mushrooms and they are usually prepared with meat, scrambled eggs, soups or sauces.
“Dining like Kings” under the Austrian monarchy did not necessarily mean fine dining. Franz Joseph, the Emperor of Austria, for example, preferred simple meals. One of them was a simple Gugelhupf for dessert, which he loved to have served by his life-long confidante Katharina Schratt.
In spite of a turbulent history, the remarkable legacy of the Jewish faith is readily found all over Europe. Whether you practice Judaism or not, there is much to discover and enjoy in Europe’s many Jewish heritage sites.
Want to absorb warmth and sun in the natural world? Discover what Europe has to offer.
Ever wondered where your forefathers once lived? Come to Europe to see those villages, towns, and cities with your own eyes.
Food is an important part of any vacation. Trying native cuisine is one of the best ways to immerse yourself in the local culture. In Europe, the local flavor comes in all shapes and sizes. From sausage in Germany to paella in Spain, you can introduce yourself to every taste under the sun. But some dishes have a little more to savor than others – especially when it comes to vegan and vegetarian treats. Treat yourself to some of the finest vegetarian delicacies on your next trip.
Austrian wine culture means much more than simply drinking good wine. Take the opportunity to visit vineyards, a lane of wine cellars, or travel along one of the picturesque wine trails.
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Typical recipe with the PGI Salmerino del Trentino, cooked in a pan with seasonal vegetables.
In spring the white asparagus from Bassano reigns supreme on local tables.
- 1 kg of cream cheese
- 200 g of butter
- 250 g of sugar
- 5 eggs
- 2-3 tablespoons of potato flour
- vanilla pod
- shortcrust biscuits
- raisins or candied orange peel (optional)