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19.12.2017 | Culinary

Feasting is part of the Christmas season!



Delicacies for Christmas

On no day of the year are there as many treats as at Christmas. There are many hours spent in the kitchen to spoil your loved ones with culinary delights. In the following you will find two soup recipes, which were created by the chef Christian Winkler from Gasthof Auwirt and can make the Christmas stress a little easier.

Lentil soup

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 2 shallots
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 100g beluga lentils
  • 1 sprig of thyme, 1 sprig of rosemary
  • 40g potato cubes
  • 40g celery cubes
  • 1KL Dijon mustard
  • 1KL tomato paste
  • 700ml water
  • salt, pepper, garlic oil, parsley, marjoram, pumpkin seed pesto


  1. Soak beluga lentils overnight
  2. Sauté shallots, carrots and celery in butter
  3. Add strained lentils and season with salt, pepper, garlic oil, rosemary and thyme
  4. Stir in mustard and tomato paste
  5. Pour beef broth and water and simmer lentils until soft 
  6. Season to taste with balsamic vinegar
  7. Finely blend half of the lentil soup, add the other half as a garnish to the soup
  8. Arrange on warmed plates and refine with some pumpkin seed pesto and herbs

Styrian cream soup

Ingredients for 8 people

  • 2 shallots
  • 300g bacon potato 
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon caraway
  • some garlic oil
  • salt, pepper
  • 3/4 L water, 3/4 L beef broth
  • 300ml cream
  • 300g sour cream
  • 125g butter


  1. Finely dice the shallots. Peel and dice the potatoes.
  2. Sauté the cubes in butter.
  3. Season with salt, pepper, cumin and a little garlic oil.
  4. Add water and beef broth and cook potatoes until tender.
  5. Strain through a sieve into another pot.
  6. Add cream and sour cream and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Mix well and blend in the butter.
  8. Add the potato cubes. 
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