Friday, December 30, 2011

WIENER SCHNITZEL RECIPE . DREAMS OF VIENNA

END  2011 AND NEW YEAR 2012
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL, MAY 012 BRINGS  LOTS OF JOY TO  OUR LIVES

WIENER SCHNITZEL RECIPE FOR NEW YEAR -  (END OF THIS PAGE)

MY NEW YEAR DREAMS – REMAINS A FANTASY……

I don’t remember how it started, but I was thinking  about  the coming New Year celebrations….
Suddenly I have the strong urge to go to Vienna (Wien), Austria to celebrate New Year, but its such a pity, its too late and really a last minute thought, so I cant go.- period …and anyway its very cold ,as now its winter time..
Of roses and sacher torte
But I feel like sharing my dreams of Vienna with my readers… I was in Vienna about 5 years ago, in very early spring.. we went in a group and it was a fantastic holiday…the famous Blue Danube,  The Palace and Gardens of Schonbrunn- with very  beautiful and fine  paintings/ murals that covers the whole ceilings in so many of the palace rooms/ halls  and also The famous Swarovski crystals in jewellery fashion and accessories- amongst other attractions..
But the ones that I didn’t get to go and I miss the experience so much  even until today. are:

1-A night at the theatre/ concert  at  The Vienna State Opera . I dream of going to the State Opera building  on a horse carriage, with my honey,  watching  the Vienna Philharmonic  and  the orchestra of the Vienna State Opera performing classical music - especially like Viena classics. composed by brilliant and world  famous Vienna born composers such as Johann Strauss,  also known as “The Waltz King”. and Ludwig  van Beethoven.

Here is a photo of a horse carriage, taken during my last visit.. very cold, the horses are fully covered with woolen blankets. and attached to the carriage


2- Ballroom  dancing.- Vienna- ball season, the city of waltzes. I imagine I go attend a costume ball, for The New Year celebrations. Go in style with my honey,  use the hotel limo, wear a face mask, pin on the diamond studded gardenia he gave me,  onto  my silk satin ballroom gown, reminiscence of the Victorian era. The evening gowns in the later era of Victorian fashion, had a very low neckline and were worn off the shoulder with sheer shawls and opera-length gloves

Wow ! what a dream… . waltzing away through the night.
In an elite college, where  I  studied - at age thirteen, I learnt how to do the waltz  and one of the song lyrics I vaguely remember goes… “ I had the last waltz with you, two lonely people together, I fell in love with you, the last waltz should last forever”
The last waltz should last forever
My honey will give me a stalk of white rose, ohhh so beautiful…. menu or dine à la carte in the evening and we dine gourmet food, with the musician coming to our table and play a concerto very violinistically  …ohh  so so sweet..
I imagine Mikhail playing a Khachaturian' s violin concerto



menu or dine à la carte in the evening at Anna Sacher



I miss you Vienna…. Until 2013

RECIPE FROM VIENNA- A  SACHER GOURMET


WIENER SCHNITZEL RECIPE
Ingredients:
8 veal cutlets about 90grams each
4 eggs
200 gm breadcrumb- very fine
100 gm flour, fine
300ml butter
100ml vegetable  or peanut oil
Salt
Limon slices
Fried parsley for garnish
Preparation:
Tenderize the veal to about 2- 4mm and salt on both sides.
 On a flat plate, stir the eggs briefly  with a fork ( the eggs will become too thin if you beat it too much). Lightly coat the cutlets in flour, then dip into the egg and finally, coat in breadcrumbs.

Heat the butter and oil in a large pan ( allow the fat to get very hot) and fry the schnitzels until golden brown on both sides. Make sure to toss the pan regularly so that the schnitzels are surrounded by oil and the crumbling becomes “fluffy”.

Remove and drain on kitchen paper. Fry the parsley in the remaining oil and drain. Place the schnitzels on a warmed plate and serve garnished with parsley and slices of lemon.
Cookig time-  about 5 minutes
Suggested side dishes: Parsley tossed potatoes and salad  (cucumber, tomato, potato or lettuce)
Tips: Make sure  to use high quality , very fine bread crumbs.
Genuine Wiener schnitzels need to be fried in a frying pan, not in a deep fryer.
Butter is essential to give the schnitzels a typical “nutty taste”.

SOME PHOTOS IN 2011,  FROM BLOGGER FRIENDS
From Jasna, Australia- Flowers in Bosnia

  Winter night up north
 Diana's Giant purple mustard from her vegetable garden
                       White orchid from Antalya
ONCE AGAIN, A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR  WISH FROM COOKING VARIETIES- WAN

65 comments:

  1. Slam My Dear!
    You have enjoed such great time there,thanks for sharing your great momories of Vienna with us..I do want to visit all beautiful areas worldwide,,i wish ~

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  3. Vienna, I am never been but it's my dream to spend a New Year's Eve in this city one day. All that you describe is in my dream, with a long princess dress!!Ah, sweet childhood memories come back, when we are all watching the New Year Ball on TV every New Year's day.
    Wishing you a wonderful year 2012 and many blessings, that your wish to go to Vienna come true. Thanks for sharing another great year, recipes and lovely photos and advices with us! Read you next year!

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  4. Hi Wan! I am first tonight!!! Great New Year to you!!!! Happy cooking to you and for me happy eating hahaha..blast celebration to you!

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  5. Hi Wan! I liked it! I wish you and your family a Happy New Year! If you want to see Antalya's Miss Santa Girls, visit my blog.. Thanx..

    http://antalya-magnificent-city.blogspot.com/

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  6. Beautiful post; love Newyears' concerts!
    Have a healthy and happy New year, dear Wan

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  7. I just had some of this at Chicago's Chriskindlmart. It's delicious!

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  8. Happy New Year!!!
    I loved the masks.

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  9. Hello Wan, I can see the elegance in you, the sophistication of your thoughts....and Vienna, yes, the beautiful city of the Waltz.
    The Blue Danube.....the small side streets, having cafe' ou lait watching the world go by....

    Love this posting......and of you warm memories, your thoughts, your dreams.
    May you dreams come true, Wan.....
    Wishing you the very best of the new year, lots of laughter, good health, sunshine and beautiful moonlight nights.....

    HAPPY NEW YEAR, WAN! Stay young, stay beautiful, and keep a song in your heart.
    Lee.

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  10. hi creative mind, thanks for your visit and sweet comments, happy holidays

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  11. hi chief gabril thanks for coming over plus comments.. happy new year to you, i visited your blog, but no post ...??

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  12. hi Marie Harmony, many thanks for visiting, isnt vienna such a romantic place to go... you should go to vienna and venice..beautiful

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  13. hi cindyrina, you are first alright but, i click you later oops. gald you came..happy new year to you and family. happy holidays dear

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  14. hi IBG, thanks for coming, wow, your santa girls are very pretty, one for you may be. happy week end

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  15. hi julie, thanks for coming over and for the sweet comments..happy holidays dear and nappy new year

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  16. Hi jasna, thanks for coming over, wow, you love concerts and things cultured too..the performing arts..happy new year and happy holidays to you and family

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  17. hi yummy chunklet, many thanks for coming, the schitzel very delicious huh..
    happy new year again..happy holidays

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  18. hi ana, thanks for coming, i bought those masks in vienna.. very pretty huh..
    happy holidays

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  19. first time in ur space..lovely blog. Happy new year to you too..

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  20. I haven't had schnitzel for a while, was thinking about it yesterday! Good timing. Happy new year to you and your family, wishing you all the best

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  21. Wow, this is a package my friend, a wonderful tale of experience and a delicious recipe from a place you really love spending your holiday, oh thank you so much for sharing this my friend... wish you a very prosperous New Year :) See you more and much often this 2012! :)

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  22. I have not been to Vienna before but sure its one my list with the many other places already listed. After reading your post, all the more I am tempted in wanting to venture to Vienna. Btw, all the pics are so attractive and Happy new year to you too.

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  23. Thanks dear you follow my blog and the wonderful wishes and comments, and I you and your family wish all the best in the New Year to you all nice wishes fulfilled :)

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  25. Wow, Vienna seems like such an awesome place. I have never been but would love to visit one day as well.

    Hope you have a great New Year!

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  26. fabulous post...wishing you a very happy new year...

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  27. Thanks for sharing your fond memories of this fabulous city, Vienna! Looking forward to more valuable post from you...

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  28. nice post...vienna seems to be one fabulous place....wishing u n ur family a very happy new year :-)

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  29. Hi Lee, many thanks for your visit and great comments, thank you for wishing that my dreams will come true, I know a guy like you will love the Vienna kind of ambience.Happy holidays

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  30. Hello Wan Happy new year *hugs hugs*..one day I'll be wearing that oh..a long white princess dress and I'll walk like a princess for real wahahaha..dreaming ;)

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  31. Hi Ramya. Welcome to my blog, glad to know you, will visit you soon, happy holidays

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  32. Hi three cookies, many thanks for your visit, its so nice you get to eat schnitzel anytime. happy holidays

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  33. Hi Prime Aque, thanks for coming over- yes, great recipe, great place, happy new year

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  34. Hi nava, many thanks for your visit dear, yes, you should go to vienna, that will compliment your venice…happy holidays

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  35. Hi jacamaca. Thanks so much for dropping by and liking my post, glad to know you and will visit your blog soon.

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  36. Hi viyay, thanks for coming, glad to know you,, .actor? are you…oh will go over visit you

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  37. Hi tutunity, thanks for coming, you must be busy with winter fashion wear now. Happy holidays

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  38. Hi amina. Thanks so much for dropping by and liking my post, glad you visited

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  39. Hi treat and tricks. Thanks so much for dropping by and for liking my post, . have a wonderful day

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  40. Hi fish recipes, thanks for coming, glad to know you like Vienna too, happy holidays dear

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  41. Hi Sie, thanks for coming, you must be busy during christmas. Wow, I can imagine you in a 6 feet diameter , princess gown made of silk satin, white color, holding a bouquet and walk like a princess to her hon…have a great day dear

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  42. Great photos. I love the picture of sacher torte. Looks lovely and inviting.

    Happy New Year!

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    Regards
    Spoon and Chopsticks
    http://spoon-and-chopsticks.blogspot.com/

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  43. Happy New Year,Wan! Wishing you and your family more blessings this year!

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  44. Hi Wan, just dropped by to wish you a very happy new year.
    Love your beautiful pictures here.....reminds me of Vienna woods, Skater's waltz and the Blue Danube.
    You are very creative, an artist that brings out art from your heart.

    You the artist gazes upon a reality and create your own impression. We the viewer gazes upon the impression and create our own reality.

    No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he or she did, he or she would cease to be an artist.
    You keep a song in your heart, and stay beautiful.
    Have a great new year.
    Lee.

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  45. Hello Wan! Your description of Vienna sounds like pure poetry and it is obvious you had a delightful time! I know 2013 is a long way away, but I look forward to seeing more pictures and reading more descriptions of lovely Vienna! In the meantime, this wienerschnizel recipe sounds delicious! Happy New Year, my sweet friend...

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  46. Happy new year Wan!:) Happy to know all about Vienna's dream..:) May this new year bring us more happiness and a peaceful life..:) Hugs and kisses..:)

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  47. Hi spoon and chopstick thanks for visiting and liking the sacher torte. Have a wonderful day

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  48. Hi peachkins, thanks for coming over, happy new year to you and family too

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  49. Hi Lee, thank you for the new year wishes, likewise to you too. Have a great 2012..
    You are very artistic and creative too especially with your words…I love that very artistic statement – “You the artist..…..gazes upon the impression and create our own reality “> wow , this is very inspiring Lee…
    thanks for sharing, I never though of this before. Have a wonderful day

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  50. Hi Ann, thanks for coming over dear, I wish for the best always for this year 2012… 2013 will be Vienna I hope . I am in love with that beautiful place

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  51. Hello I am checking here again my friend :) What a new and fresh start for 2012 :)

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  52. Hi Ann, thanks for coming over dear, I wish for the best always for this year 2012… 2013 will be Vienna I hope . I am in love with that beautiful place

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  53. Nice post. Happy New Year to you!!!

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  54. Great post ..
    Happy New Year to you too !!
    Erivum Puliyum

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  55. Wow, lovely post! Vienna is a terrific place!
    Happy New Year Wan, may this year bring you all the happiness and love in the world!

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  56. hi julie, thanks for your visit, happy new year

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  57. hi andreea, thanks for your visit, glad you like vienna too. have a wonderful day

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  58. hi health food..... thanks for your visit, glad to know you, will visit your blog soon..have a wonderful 2012

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  59. hi uma, hope you will have a wonderful 2012, thanks for your visit

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  60. Vienna, such a beautiful place to visit. Thanks for sharing memories of this memorable place. May your wish come true in a year. I will also love to visit Vienna.
    Have a great year.

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  61. hi sarang mangi, many thanks for visiting.. hope you get to go to vienna too some day and tell me about it ok... happy new year, may God Bless you always.

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  62. Hope you get to visit Vienna this year. Moga tahun 2012 bawa banyak rezeki dalam pelbagai bentuk.

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  63. hi diana, thanks for coming over, may 2012 be a great year for you, to. have a nice day

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