About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide

About Vienna

Vienna Cuisine

Vienna boasts one of the world's most famous culinary traditions. A diverse yet delectably harmonious range of dishes reflects the city's mix of nationalities and food cultures through the centuries, and inspires visitors from all over the globe. Below you will find recipes for some of the most famous Viennese specialities. Why not try out a few for yourself? And, maybe you will soon be eating the originals at a traditional inn or cosy coffee house in Vienna!

Austrian recipes

We have compiled a list of excellent cook books specializing in Viennese cuisine, Austrian recipes or written by famous Austrian chefs!

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Wiener Schnitzel

A speciality originating from the Italian "costoletta milanese" -breadcrumbed and fried veal escalope, frequently served with Erdäpfel Salat.

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Erdäpfel Salat

A delicious side dish made from potatoes - especially delicous as a side dish for 'Wiener Schnitzel'!

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Tafelspitz

Choice pieces of boiled beef with classic garnishes.

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Kaiserschmarrn

A legend says that this dessert of shredded pancake and stewed fruit was invented for Emperor Franz Joseph.

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Cheese danish

Cheese danish joins apple strudel as one of the most famous specialities - wafer-thin strudel pastry filled with sweet cheese and raisins.

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Apfelstrudel

If you want to bake a delicious Apfelstrudel the dough has to be rolled out very thin. You can also buy the finished dough which tastes good as well.

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Salzburger Nockerln

Salzburger Nockerln are not an easy dish, but they are worth the effort!

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Sachertorte

The recipe of the original Sachertorte is a secret but this cake tastes almost the same.

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Vanillekipferl

You need: 150 grams butter - 210 grams flour - 80 grams ground hazelnuts or almonds - 80 grams powdered sugar - one whole egg; 60 grams powdered sugar and 3 tablespoons vanilla sugar to roll in.

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