Category: Country study

Austria, part 3

Austrian dish “Kaiserschmarrn” The name of this dish consists of two parts Kaiser and Schmarrn. Despite the fact that tradition connects kaiserschmarrn with the Emperor (Kaiser) Franz Joseph, thus explaining the origin of the name of the dish, historians believe that Kaiser comes from the Austrian word Kaser (shepherd) or Casa (in South Tyrol this…

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Austria, part 2

The ski resort of Sölden Despite the fact that only 1 square kilometre of the area is built up and inhabited in the total, Sölden (a total area of 466.97 km2) – along with glaciers and other mountain ranges, forests and alpine meadows – occupies the largest area in Austria. The uniqueness of the city…

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Country study: Austria, part 1

Tyrol Today we start a continuing series of posts about the Tyrol region in Austria. Tyrol is famous for its nature, cuisine and ski resorts. Every Thursday – a new publication! Alps – the highest and longest mountain range among the mountain systems lying entirely in Europe. The Caucasus mountains are higher and the Ural…

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