Monthly Archives: May 2013

Tourism School Showcase – 29 May 2013

Speckknödelsuppe · Fettucini in Tomaten-Thunfischsauce mit gemischtem Salat · Grießauflauf mit Erdbeersauce Continue reading

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Fitneßsalat Salatplatte mit Hühnerfiletstreifen – Fitness Salad Plate with Chicken Strips

Klostergasthof. A-6134 Fiecht · Fiecht 5

Austrian cuisine has a notorious reputation for being on the heavy side – Schnitzel, Spätzle, Kaiserschmarren, Tafelspitz, Schweinebraten roasted pork, etc… So it is easy for uninformed people to have this image branded in their mind and conclude that Austrian cuisine is full of fatty and filling dishes. On the contrary! In fact, there are a burgeoning number of health conscious Austrians that eat smart and healthy. Supermarkets promote a large array of organic fruits and vegetables that make eating right accessible. Restaurants also follow suit – salads are always included on the menu. One notable dish often found on Austrian menus is the so-called ‘Fitness Salad,’ a salad plate featuring a variety of greens topped with grilled chicken strips. Continue reading

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Tourism School Showcase – 07 May 2013

Selleriecremesuppe · Brathuhn mit Langkornreis / Gemüsequiche mit Sauerrahm · Käse- und Früchtebuffet Continue reading

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Gauder Wurst

Gauder Fest · Zell am Ziller · 2 May – 5 May 2013

Time for Lederhosen and Dirndls! Every year, on the first weekend of May, a special event takes place in the heart of the Zillertal Valley – the traditional Gauder Fest in Zell am Ziller. For four eventful and lively days, local Tyroleans and foreign visitors alike come to this one-of-a-kind extravaganza to revel in the fun. The highlight of Austria’s largest spring festival is the parade showcasing colorful customary costumes, band music played by local groups, and historical horse-drawn carriages. This Trachtenumzug parade, which caps the event on Sunday, also happens to be the largest of its kind in Austria. The younger generation, though, might consider the festival beer, Gauder Bock, to be the highlight. Continue reading

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