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Schoko-Vanille Torte

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Café Konditorei Zauner, March 2008 in Bad Ischl, Austria

Chocolate mousse with vanilla cream puff, the chef must have had fun when creating this delicious multiple-layer cake!


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December 15, 2008 at 12:20 pm


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Seerestaurant im Weissen Rössl, March 2008 in St. Wolfgang, Austria

Famed for the same titled operetta, the hotel is mentioned in every touristic book about St. Wolfgang at Wolfgangsee.

On that day I was longing for a big steak, so I told them my wish. Even if this Pfeffersteak wasn’t on the menu, the kitchen at 2:00 pm still pulled off one of the best steak I’ve ever had in Austria.

*Pfeffersteak: Steak with a sauce of green pepper, white wine, and cream.
**My observation is that in Austria they produce very good quality beef, but the American style of cooking steak (grill a thick piece of beef) is somehow not as popular.

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December 8, 2008 at 12:35 am

Erdbeercremeschnitte – Strawberry Cream Slice

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Café Konditorei Zauner, June 2008 in Bad Ischl, Austria

The almost 200 year old Café Zauner is SO famous going without introductions. Not only for the noble ambiance , their food is extremely good. Why did I say “food” ? Because even their breakfast ham and eggs is very tasty.

But, their cremeschnitte is definitely THE best I’ve ever had in Austria. (Well, I’ve already tried cremeschnitten in quite a number of famous pastry shops and cafés in Austria.)

Cremeschnitte is a cream slice similar to the French “mille-feuille” ( a thousand layers), believed to be originally from Hungary.

*Forgive me for being so emotional in this post. I’m really crazy about this pastry shop. Being in the beautiful imperial spa town Bad Ischl, sitting in nicely preserved historical tea rooms, and enjoying delicious desserts…, what’s better than that ?

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October 31, 2008 at 10:14 am

Fruit Sorbet

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Post am See, May 2007 in Grundlsee, Austria

Post am See is one of the best restaurants in Styria, Austria. Enjoy the friendly, country atmosphere and delicious, innovative cuisine…right by the beautiful lake Grundlsee.

*Gault Millau 15 pt
*Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand

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October 19, 2008 at 11:56 am