Food,culture and tradition

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GLOSSARY OF FOODS AND FOOD TERMS Dobosch Torte: many-layered sponge cake, with a chocolate filling, and characteristically topped with caramel-glazed wedges. Fleischspeisen: meats. Gabelfruhstuck: literally a “fork meal,” referring to the traditional 10:00 a.m. snack usually of a small meat dish or sausage. Gemuse: vegetables. Gulyas: slow-simmered dish of cubed veal in a paprika-onion sauce, […]

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Food and Culture in Austria Small wonder that the Austrian is said to be preoccupied with the subject of food. For over 600 years the vast Austro-Hungarian Empire enveloped the languages, traditions, and food customs of more than a dozen nations. Even today, Vienna conjures up visions of opulent architecture, lilting waltzes, and mounds of […]

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DAIRY PRODUCTS Fresh fluid milk is often served boiled rather than cold as a beverage. Sweetened condensed milk is widely used but skim milk and dried milk powder are not favored. Cheeses of all types, sour milk, and thick sour cream are used a great deal. Sweetened, whipped cream is so popular as almost to […]

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Meals and Customs of Austria Gracious table manners are part of very early lessons for Austrian children. And these are readily learned, especially when the reward is a slice of sachertorte or apfel strudel mit schlag. Mealtimes are mannered and orderly with the father the first to be served, the leader in conversation, and the […]

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