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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

INTERNATIONAL: BORDERLESS CUISINE 15 - CENTRAL EUROPE: Germany, France, Austria, Italy, Switzerland

See the maps below.  
These countries and their crossover cuisines.







 LINK to Austrian dishes, also eaten in Germany 
NOTE:  This linked article is not totally correct; they just made an opinion.  Actually strudel came from Turkey and Hungary to Austria.




 Strudel or Apfelstrudel or Alsace Strudel in France 




Gugelhopf

Definition of gugelhupf aka gugelhopf from Webster's Dictionary:  a semisweet cake usually of yeast-leavened dough containing raisins, citron, and nuts and baked in a fluted tube pan



Made in Alsace,    Germany,    France,    Switzerland:    Kougelhopf /  Gugelhupf /  Guglhupf  and  many other  variations 

LINK  TO  Special  Pan  Baked  Sweet  or  Savory  Bread  or Kugelhoft



Schnitzel

Originating earlier in history this dish came to Austria. The breaded schnitzel is popular in many countries and made using either chicken, veal, mutton, beef, turkey or pork. It is very similar to the French dish escalope aka schnitzel escalope. 

German part of Switzerland


Kalberwurst Sausage




ITALIAN PART OF SWITZERLAND


Saffron Risotto

Saffron Risotto is a common dish from Ticino (which borders Italy), the southernmost canton of Switzerland.






GERMAN FOODS IN ALSACE, FRANCE
NOTE:  Alsace was taken over by Germany during 4 wars so there is a strong German influence in Alsace, France.  And at the end of each battle the Germans had to return Alsace to France. 

STOLLEN




FLAMMENKUCHEN OR FLAMMKUCHEN OR TARTE FLAMBE OR ALSATIAN PIZZA





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