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Thursday, 25 February 2016

'A Night in Vienna' at the Bistro

Vienna has a famous culinary tradition, heavily influenced by that of it's neighbours France, Germany and Italy, influences that you will discover and appreciate as you enjoy the delicious Viennese meal put together by Peter Vaughan at The Bistro for this event.

Your 3 course dinner will have vegetarian options
and begin with

A Feast of Starters to share
Wild Boar Terrine, Pickled Vegetables and 'Viennoise' Bread (a sort of brioche)
(Viennoise Bread has an unexpected link to the Titanic)

This will be followed by a selection of hot dishes for the
Main Course
featuring famous specialities such as 

"Tafelspitz" by RobertK (attribution at foot of article)

( aromatic boiled beef with Apple & horseradish)

Wiener Schnitzel
(thin breaded veal cutlets)

The Viennese are famous for their love of rich sweet food 
and we round off the meal with typical examples
photo La Fontaine

(Viennese crepes)

The world famous Sachertorte
(chocolate cake) 

................ and there will be much, much more!

 Date:- Wednesday 18th May
Price:- £25
Tickets available from the Bistro only.
Book your time and tell them about your dietary requirements. 
Wine not included

Venue:- The Bistro, 7, Little Brittox, Devizes
Tel:- 01380 720043.
Near the Market Place - See map showing town centre venues 


 In conjunction with this event, Vaughan's Cookery School at Hopton Park is also running a Viennese-themed cooking class, where you can learn to cook Viennese Patisserie treats including 'Sachertorte'.

 Did you know? 

(Image: Pixabay)

The Danish pastry is said to originate from Vienna and in Denmark is called wienerbrød (Viennese bread), probably because it uses a certain kind of dough consisting of butter and flour in the classic cuisine referred to as "Viennese Dough".
(quote taken from Wikipedia)

Image of Tafelspitz by RobertK - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5,

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