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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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Grill Plate with French Fries and Herb Butter – Grillteller mit Pommes Frites und Kräuterbutter

Klostergasthof. A-6134 Fiecht · Fiecht 5

Grill plates seem to be the standard in practically all restaurants and inns (Gasthäuser) in Austria. Generally, it’s a simple plate consisting of various grilled meats – usually pork, beef, and a sausage – on top of a generous portion of French fries. Though it’s not exactly the healthiest option, grill plates are filling and rather popular amongst the locals. How does the grill plate at the Klostergasthof perform? Continue reading

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Turkey Medallions Parisian-Style with Green Pea Rice and Cranberry Sauce – Putenmedallion “Pariser Art” mit Erbsenreis und Preiselbeeren

Klostergasthof. A-6134 Fiecht · Fiecht 5

Parisian-style basically involves the same process of preparing a traditional schnitzel, but leaving the breadcrumbs out. This means that the meat is only coated with flour and egg (beaten egg) before it is fried. The end result is meat pieces that are battered and covered in a thin egg crust. These pieces are nicely crisp at the edges. Continue reading

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“Monastery Pan” Sliced Pork in a Creamy Button Mushroom Sauce with Spätzle and a Garden Salad – “Klosterpfandl” – Geschnetzeltes mit Spätzle und gemischte Salat

Klostergasthof. A-6134 Fiecht · Fiecht 5

Austria is full of history, wonder, and curiosity. Practically every village and every city has a unique charm and history. You are bound to find ancient buildings, numerous castles and towers, and countless churches, each with a story to tell. These sacred places of worship, in particular, generally attract many visitors from around the world. Vomp is no exception. This tiny town boasts a Barock style church that is actually more of a monastery. A restaurant nearby is rightly called “Klostergasthof,” or “monastery guest house.” One of the dishes featured on the small menu happens to be the “Klosterpfandl.“ Continue reading

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