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Cooking European

The Viennese Kitchen

Tante Hertha's Book of Family Recipes

by (author) Monica Meehan & Maria von Baich

illustrated by Tara & Meade Fisher

Interlink Books
Initial publish date
Sep 2013
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2013
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  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2011
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“This beautiful book, based on original notebook and recipe journal of a 1900s baroness, takes readers on a journey through fin de siècle Viennese high society. With over 100 original recipes, all of which have been tested and brought up to date for the modern cook, it is not only a wonderful collection of recipes but also a fascinating look at the life of a Viennese family. Filled with anecdotes and personal stories to bring the recipes to life, this book is a charming insight into a bygone era. The classic recipes cover a variety of dishes both savory and sweet, with a strong emphasis on the desserts and pastries for which Vienna is famed. Enchanting photographs of Vienna grace the book, capturing the architecture, café culture, and beauty of this elegant city.

About the authors

“Monica Meehan is an experienced food writer and publishing professional with a keen interest in food, travel, and cooking. The great niece of “Tante Hertha,” she has co-written this book with her mother Maria von Baich.

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