Thomas Winkler

Austria’s finest City Squares [Austria’s finest City Squares]

The city's living-room. As ever, it is in the central square that a city's heart beats. In the Middle Ages, the market held here was the nucleus and the mainspring for the more...

Categories: History  | Austria 

Gerhard Wasshuber

Blumen einst und jetzt [Flowers then and now]

Heiligenkreuz Abbey library– Vienna Woods Biosphere Park

Working tirelessly for ten years, the pharmacist Johannes Wilhelm Weinmann (born 1683 in Regensburg) collected the entire botanical knowledge of the Baroque age, to create an more...

Categories: History  | Austria 

Camerata Salzburg [Camerata Salzburg]

In Search of Excellence

Publisher: Lutz Hochstraate

"Music must always breathe" Sándor Végh "In search of excellence" – high praise from a journalist for the work of the Camerata. Well-deserved praise, since in 2012 the more...

Categories: History  | Austria 

Werner H. Paar, Wilhelm Günther, Fritz Gruber

Das Buch vom Tauerngold [The book of Tauern gold]

No other metal has held such a fascination for mankind: gold – symbol of beauty and power. Wherever it has been discovered, it has exerted an irresistible fascination. Gold was more...

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Nastasja Pircher

Das Kochbuch der Bäuerin [The Peasant’s Cookbook]

Fine Alpine country cuisine

Nine editions of this work have already appeared and more than 50,000 copies have been sold. “The Peasant’s Cookbook” has long been established as the definitive work on more...

Categories: Austria  | Food 

Elfi Geiblinger

Das Schrannenkochbuch [The "Schranne market" Cookbook]

Eating is more than mere food intake. Perfect proof of this are the many visitors from near and far that flock to the Schranne market in Salzburg every Thursday. On good market more...

Categories: Austria  | Food