Viennese cuisine

Grenadiermarsch – March of the Grenadiers

Der Grenadiermarsch - March of the Grenadiersby Thomas StieglerDer Grenadiermarsch - March of the Grenadiersby Thomas StieglerOne of the greatest problems of the Habsburg Monarchy was to develop a unified tax system. Because a wide variety of ethnic groups, each with...

Cultural History of the Wiener Schnitzel

Cultural History of the Wiener Schnitzelby Thomas StieglerIn 1848, Europe was rumbling. In all corners of the continent, there were uprisings against the traditional rulers, who tried by all means to control the displeasure of their subjects.But the ideas of freedom...

Cultural Stories of the Viennese Laundry Girls

Cultural Stories of the Viennese Laundry Girlsby Thomas StieglerThe Viennese laundry girls must have been a funny bunch - lively, lively and never at a loss for a cheeky answer. At least that is the image we have of them even after more than a hundred years and for...

Cultural history of the Gugelhupf

Cultural history of the Gugelhupfby Thomas StieglerIf there is an original Austrian dessert, then it is surely the Gugelhupf. It should not be missing from any menu, there is no home movie in which it does not appear on the table and the list of its lovers runs into...
The Sachertorte

The Sachertorte

The Sachertorte by Thomas StieglerCakes, as we know them today, have not been around that long. Yet the term cake...

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