Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

Vienna ~ Last day

This was our last day in Vienna and we headed to some parks and the city centre for some 'window shopping'.


Viennese City Park ~ Stadtpark.  This park holds many statues of famous historical composers and musicians from Vienna.  This is a statue of Johann Strauss, shows him in gold playing the violin and is one of the most photographed statues in Vienna.




Beautiful flowers in the garden in the form of a clock.

We had lunch in a cafe at the park and as it was a wet day, we were the only guests at lunch time!


Simple salad in thousand island sauce.


Sausage with potato chips, salad and their warm cabbage.  The sausage wasn't too bad.


Roast pork with salad and warm cabbage..... not very interesting, pork didn't taste roasted!


The cafe's signature BBQ  spare ribs ........ quite a meaty portion and this was great!


Schnitzel ....... flattened pork loin, deep fried and nicely done!  We liked this and had it again for dinner as well!



St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom)  where Mozart once worked and which is visible from almost everywhere on the tram loop.


Billa is their chain supermarket, just like Tesco in the UK and there's also a smaller establishment which is Spar.


City Hall and Beer Garden (Rathaus).  This large Neo-Gothic City Hall towers over a vast beer garden, Rathaus Platz.  It offers a great back drop complete with a full-sized outdoor movie screen which shows free films in the summer evenings.  The beer garden has food, beer and wine from all over the world and a big area for outdoor seating.




Dinner was at Figlmuller, very close to Stephansplatz, famous for their schnitzel and they sell only Austrian drinks, no Coke!  We were directed to  this outlet as the original one was full, fortunately within walking distance from each other.  Service was prompt too!


Their specialty and world renowned schnitzel, see the enormous size, it's falling off the plate!  The pork loin weighs 250 gm, superbly thin and deep fried in vegetable oil.  You can hear the mallet pounding from the kitchen.  Just yummy with some lemon juice. We ordered 2 of this @  12.90 Euro each.





Chicken Cordon Bleu .......... this wasn't too bad, nice and juicy @ 11.50 Euro



These breads were on every table and we noticed that other people were not touching this.  As the price was not stated on the menu, we didn't touch them.  Yup, need to pay, not inclusive in the dishes ordered, nothing is free!!



Potato and green salad @ 7 Euro


Mashed and  slightly roasted potato @. 2.80 Euro.

The dinner plus drinks cost 61.10 Euro exclusive of tax, which is normally 10% of the total price.

Comments

  1. The food looks yummy...not expensive if earning euro :p but the conversion is the one that kills :(

    Jo told me that food is expensive in Europe but she enjoys though :)

    Thanks for sharing your Austria trip with us. I have enjoyed it much. Hope I get to visit the place one day6.

    ReplyDelete
  2. You must be having a wonderful time visiting all those lovely places and tasting their local food! Lucky you! You're so blessed!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Oh they don't have coke there! But the food looks really mouthwatering. yummm.... Thanks for taking us along the trip. ^_^ Hope you're enjoying your evening.
    Kristy

    ReplyDelete
  4. Elin
    Ya, if you convert, can hardly eat anything. Oh, I've got pastries coming!

    busygran
    Yes, make a trip there, need to enjoy a bit now that we can still walk!

    Kristy
    Oh yes, they have Coke in other restaurants,not this particular one only. You have an enjoyable weekend too!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for dropping by. Please click on 'Anonymous' if you do not have a blog but do leave your name after the comment because I would like to know who you are.

Popular posts from this blog

Country style steam chicken

This is one simple recipe of  steamed chicken dish which I'm sure many bloggers have blogged before.  Tasty yet easy and quick to prepare, this dish pairs very well with steamy hot white rice.

Turmeric chicken (2) ~ 黄 姜 鸡

A lot has been said about the nutrients and health benefits of adding turmeric to our diet.  Not only is turmeric a good source of manganese and iron, it also helps to lower blood triglycerides after a meal.  Moreover it helps to add more colour to a dish as you can see from this Turmeric Chicken dish which I'm sharing with you today.




Turmeric chicken (2) ~ 黄 姜 鸡 
Ingredients 650 gm chicken (3 whole leg of chicken cut to preferred sizes)2 tsp turmeric powder1 big onion cut into wedges2 Tbsp coconut milk1.1/2 cups watercurry leavessalt, sugar, light soya sauce to tasteMethod Marinate the chicken pieces with the turmeric powder, a bit of salt and sugar for a few hours or overnight,Heat up some oil in a wok, shallow fry the chicken pieces, add in water and let cook till chicken is tender and cooked through. Toss in the onion wedges followed by the coconut milk and curry leaves.Fine tune to taste with sugar, salt and light soya sauce.Dish out and serve with rice or bread.



Curry Chicken Puff ~ 咖哩鸡角

This is a 'cheat' version of curry puffs.  Why do I say 'cheat'?  Because the puff pastries were store bought.  It's very much easier to make these curry puffs snack with instant pastry for if I were to make the pastries from scratch it's going to be very tedious.  Also, shaping and baking them in a muffin pan is less time consuming.  Enjoy!




Curry Chicken Puff  ~   咖哩鸡角

Ingredients

1 packet Kawan puff pastry (store bought)300 gm chicken breast, diced into cubes1 potato, peeled and diced into cubes2 red onions, chopped2 tsp curry powder (or more if you prefer it more spicy)1 lemon grass, smashedcurry leavessalt to taste1 egg + 1 tsp water for egg wash1/4 tsp chicken granulesMethod for the filling Marinate the chicken cubes with the curry powder and some salt.In a pan, saute the onions with some oil, then add in the smashed lemon grass, curry leaves, then the marinated chicken cubes.Add in the potato and some water, chicken granules, cook till everything is cooked t…