Imagine a restaurant on a street known as Tiergartenstrasse where youthful females sip coffee, eat Black Forest cake and Apfelstrudel
, and discuss becoming members of the National Socialist (Nazi) Women's League.
And as a desert it was always an Apfelstrudel
with vanilla sauce.
The shared neighbours and relative geographical proximity mean that there are some things the two cuisines have in common: such as the very central-European Apfelstrudel
, which has both its Slovak and Slovene versions.
Try bagels stuffed with white veal sausages, Sauerkraut (pickled cabbage) and Apfelstrudel
(handrolled dough filled with apple chunks and apple mousse, best topped with a dollop of cream).
is inspired by the classic layered puff pastry dessert which contains a sweet apple filling delicately spiced with cinnamon.
The Nespresso coffee experts have combined the splendour of Vienna with the taste of some of its most famous pastries to create three delicious flavoured Espressos: Variations Sachertorte, a glazed chocolate cake with a thin layer of sweet apricot jam, Variations Apfelstrudel
, inspired by the classic layered puff pastry dessert which contains a sweet apple filling delicately spiced with cinnamon and Variations Linzer Torte, which pays homage to the popular Austrian Linzer Torte: a tasty red fruit tart topped with a recognisable lattice design.
The feast nonpareil showcased traditional fare including: Obatzda, Bratwurst, Weisswurst, Sauerkraut, Goulashsuppe, Pork Schnitzel and Apfelstrudel
. A staggering 149 kegs or 7,450 liters of beer, 500kg of German sausages, 700kg of chicken, 1,000kg of pork and 200kg of sauerkraut were consumed during the two-day celebration.
It has its own language, Ladin, women wear traditional dress and costume day to day, and cuisine, which illustrates the area's unique blend of Italian and German such as the pasta dish of Crafuncins - a spinach-filled ravioli - and the desert of Apfelstrudel
, have been kept alive.
, linzertorte and other bakery items.
In Austria, people with a sweet tooth turn to Apfelstrudel
-- or Danishes.