Austrian cuisine consists of rich, satisfying dishes: roasted meats in cream sauces, hearty soups and stews, tasty dumplings, warm and cold salads, and, of course, the pastries and cakes that remain Vienna's trademark. This cookbook provides a comprehensive guide to Austrian desserts, including six recipes for strudel, twenty recipes for gateaux, and many other sweet-tooth favorites. A new guide to Austrian wines provides the history, main varieties, and regional information about the Austrian winemaking tradition.
Elisabeth Mayer-Browne takes an engaging, conversational approach to her art with commonsense advice about preparing, serving, and even improvising. Best of Austrian Cuisine includes nearly 200 recipes for traditional family favorites, interesting variations, and menus for everyday meals and holidays.