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Austria
Small Country, Big History


Austria was once the center of a large empire stretching from France to Russia and from the Baltic Sea to Turkey, imparting a varied heritage to Austria's cuisine. Indeed modern Austria now borders Italy, Hungary and Germany, among others -- and their culinary influences are the strongest. Austria's capital city of Vienna even claims its own cuisine as if it were a separate country -- it's the smallest Austrian state but also the most populous at over 1.5 million, which is one-fifth the population of the entire nation. Join us as we tour the country that gave us apple strudel and wienerschnitzel.

Information provided by the Austrian National Tourist Board

Austria
Backgrounder
Menu Guide
Coffee Guide
Austrian recipes:
Apple Strudel (Apfelstrudel)
Bohemian Omelets (Bohmische omeletten)
Chocolate Hazelnut Pudding (Nohr im Hend)
Cottage Cheese Dumplings (Topfenknodel)
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