Austria, Eating Out

BURGERs: Linz Gets American Burgers (Mostly) Right

A new restaurant opened up on Linz's main drag last month.  BURGERs: The American Way is a local chain that has finally made it's way to Linz's inner city.  Some friends (a group of British, Irish, and American TAs) and I decided to put their claims about "American-style" burgers to the test. I was a… Continue reading BURGERs: Linz Gets American Burgers (Mostly) Right

Daring Kitchen, Dessert, Recipes

Chocolate-Orange Baumkuchen {Daring Kitchen}

The January 2014 Daring Bakers' challenge was hosted by Francijn of "Koken in de Brouwerij". She challenged us all to bake layered cakes in the tradition of Baumkuchen (tree cake) and Schichttorte (layered cake). This past weekend we got our first real snowfall of the winter.  It started on Friday very lightly and just kept… Continue reading Chocolate-Orange Baumkuchen {Daring Kitchen}

Daring Kitchen, Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Cheesy Baked Arancine {Daring Cooks}

January’s Daring Cooks’ challenge was a ball! The lovely Manu from Manu’s Menu brought our taste buds to the streets of Sicily and taught us her family tradition of making arancine – filled and fried balls of risotto. Delizioso! New year, new goals.  I finally joined the online community Daring Kitchen and this month participated… Continue reading Cheesy Baked Arancine {Daring Cooks}