I take up my reference about the BP oil spill and my thought association to the “black Styrian Gold” that some of you may not be familiar with. The south and southeast regions of the Austrian State Styria is known as the original home of the Steirische Kürbiskernöl.
In autumn it is mainly women who harvest [...]
Nothing beats ice cream on a hot summer day. I don`t care how many calories this desert has, it is just simply the most delightful “meal”.
I am one of these people who cannot eat ice cream in winter or until it is really brutally hot outside. So with the advent of global warming I may [...]
Watching Gov. @Schwarzenegger deliver remarks at the Southern California Journalism Awards Gala – at http://tweetcast.in/1348
It was a dream come true for myself as a journalist because I am the first Austrian Journalist to win the “International Journalism: News Feature” Award in the 52 year history of the Southern California Journalism Awards. Furthermore I won two [...]
I love Marillenknödel or Apricot dumplings and have not met anyone who does not love this dessert in particular children. I just had guests who never ate them before and 15 dumplings were not enough! So be prepared since Marillenknöedel are in high demand! The original version of the Marillenknödel is based on the Kartoffelteig [...]
“Princess Kaiulani” ist the inspiring true story of the most beloved Hawaiian royalty. Kaiulani was born in 1875 as the only child of Princess Miriam Likelike and Scotsman Archibald Cleghorn, and was destined to inherit the Kingdom. After the early death of her mother, Kaiulani was sent to England. There she falls deeply in love [...]
Vom Eise befreit sind Strom und Bäche
Durch des Frühlings holden, belebenden Blick;
Im Tale grünet Hoffnungsglück;
Der alte Winter, in seiner Schwäche,
Zog sich in rauhe Berge zurück.
Von dorther sendet er, fliehend, nur
Ohnmächtige Schauer körnigen Eises
In Streifen über die grünende Flor;
Aber die Sonne duldet kein Weißes:
Überall regt sich Bildung und Streben,
Alles will sie mit Farben beleben;
Doch an Blumen [...]
Talking about bread spread. Recently I interviewed Emily Blunt, when asked what the British actress carries with her on her journeys, she exclaimed “Marmite”. Since I have never heard of it, she described it as “ a vegetarian bread spread with a distinctive taste.” This distinctive taste stems from the fact that it is made [...]
Fasching ends on February 16th. The climax of carnival is Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday. Festive costume parades on Faschingsdienstag end the winter throughout Germany, Switzerland and Austria. It also is the last day of feasting which means lots of meat, eggs, cream and deep fat fried pastries such as the Faschingskrapfen or carnival doughnut. [...]
In his first, exclusive reaction Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger congratulates his fellow Austrians to their achievement at the 67th Golden Globe Awards. Schwarzenegger himself won a Golden Globe in 1977 for Best Male Acting Debut in the Motion Picture “Stay Hungry”. In 1995 he was nominated as Best Male Actor for his comedy “Junior”. Barbara [...]