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Tourism School Showcase – 24 April 2013

Frittatensuppe · Tranche von der Putenbrust in Dijonsenfsauce mit Gemüsereis / Gefüllter Spitzpaprika · Marillenstrudel Continue reading

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Pizza Sapori – Tomaten, Mozzarella, Mascarpone, Lachs, Krabben, Rucola

Sapori Ristorante Pizzeria. A-6020 Innsbruck · Fallmerayerstraße 12

The beauty of living in Tyrol is its close proximity to Italy. Italian gastronomy extends its grasp into the region, clearly evident through the countless ristorantes and pizzerias all throughout Innsbruck and surrounding towns. With a wide selection of eateries, it is sometimes difficult to locate a truly fine Italian joint. Well look no further! Sapori Ristorante and Pizzeria in Innsbruck is a superb locale offering a good number of pastas, salads, pizzas and desserts. It is one of the toughest reservations in the city, which is obviously a good sign! Continue reading

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Lasagna with Mascarpone and Wild Berry Cream – Lasagna mit Mascarpone und Waldbeer Creme

Sapori Ristorante Pizzeria. A-6020 Innsbruck · Fallmerayerstraße 12

Lasagna is as Italian as it gets – the connection is simply ingrained into people’s minds. It comes as no surprise that this layered pasta dish is included in practically all risorante menus, Sapori included. But lasagna for dessert? Who would have thought! A unique twist on the comforting classic, the lasagna with mascarpone and wild berry cream is an ambitious creation and just one of several desserts featured on the chalkboard at Sapori Ristorante and Pizzeria. Continue reading

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Tourism School Showcase – 09 April 2013

Salat und Vorspeisenbuffet · Gebackenes Fischfilet mit Kartoffelsalat und Sauce Tartare · Mocca Eclair Continue reading

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Bergisel Strudel – gefüllt mit Topfen, Nüssen und Heidelbeeren

Restaurant TIROL PANORAMA. A-6020 Innsbruck · Bergisel 1-2

One of Innsbruck’s truly unique attractions is Bergisel, a hill overlooking the city to the south. At 746 meters high, Bergisel provides visitors with a picturesque panoramic view of the Tyrolean capital below. Additionally, there is a fascinating museum that offers insight into the region’s rich past. Bergisel Stadium, with its world famous ski jump, is also located up on Bergisel. Not only does the venue act as a reminder of past Olympic Winter Games and sporting events, the hill itself is also a place steeped in history. With so much to see and do at Bergisel, visitors will surely need a break. Luckily, there are restaurants located at Bergisel Stadium and another connected to the Tirol Panorama Museum. Both locales feature a distinct type of strudel – the aptly named Bergisel strudel. Continue reading

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Pear Cake – Birnenkuchen

Grafenast. A-6136 Pill · Pillbergstraße 205 Am Hochpillberg

Nestled high up in the mountains near Schwaz, 1330 meters up on the way to the Kellerjoch summit (2344 m), Grafenast is an exclusive hotel and spa paradise promoting sustainability and environmental awareness. The establishment proudly boasts serving 100% organic cuisine, utilizing fresh, regional ingredients. From the early morning breakfast buffet to the elegant three course dinner meals, everything is truly organic. This includes dessert and the Birnenkuchen pear cake that is the day’s special. Continue reading

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Braised Lamb Shank in a Thyme Sauce, Served with Root Vegetables and Potatoes – Geschmorte Lammhaxe im Thymiansaftl, dazu Wurzelgemüse und Kartoffelgebäck

Stiftskeller Innsbruck. A-6020 Innsbruck · Stiftgasse 1

Easter Monday – what better way to celebrate the occasion than some traditional lamb! As the special dish of the day, Stiftskeller in Innsbruck serves up a delectable braised lamb shank in a tasty thyme liquid. Continue reading

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Roasted Pork Hock with Sauerkraut and Pretzel Dumpling – Schweinshaxe vom Grill mit Sauerkraut und Brezenknödel

Stiftskeller Innsbruck. A-6020 Innsbruck · Stiftgasse 1

Bavaria and Austria (notably the western part) share many commonalities. In addition to the language and dialect, there are a number of gastronomic similarities – for instance, Knödel dumplings and Spätzle noodles are a traditional component of both Bavarian and Austrian cuisines. Delicacies and desserts like pretzels, Apfelstrudel and Zwetschgenkuchen are other notable examples. In terms of main dishes, Schweinshaxe is quite popular in Bavaria but also in various parts of Austria. Continue reading

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Caramel Waffle with Vanilla Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce – Karamellwaffel mit einer Kugel Vanilleeis und Schokosauce

Stiftskeller Innsbruck. A-6020 Innsbruck · Stiftgasse 1

Pancakes or waffles? Such an age-old dilemma simply does not exist for the most important meal of the day here in Austria. Firstly, pancakes and waffles are not classically recognized as breakfast items – they are deemed more as a dessert. Secondly, the German word Waffeln can refer to either waffles or wafers but is generally used in reference to the latter. The term is largely associated with Neapolitan wafers (popularized by the famous Viennese Mannerschnitten sandwich biscuits) as opposed to waffles. Lastly, though waffles are popular in Belgium and Nordic countries, Austrian cuisine is big on thin crêpe-like pancakes known as Palatschinken. Simply put, waffles are not so common in Austria. If you had to make the choice, pancakes, albeit in a different form, would almost always win out. Not this week, though, as Stiftskeller in Innsbruck offers this scrumptious treat as part of their weekly special. Continue reading

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Tourism School Showcase – 20 March 2013

Salat und Vorspeisenbuffet · Gegrilltes Putensteak mit Basmatireis und Kräuterbutter / Käsespätzle mit Salat · Grießauflauf mit Sauerkirschen Continue reading

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