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Our chef Franz Schönegger indulges you with various culinary highlights from his gourmet cuisine: traditional Gastein valley delicacies as well as international specialties. With his team he continuously creates new and delicious meals.

Our head chef Franz Schönegger is revealing this healthy and refreshing recipe for you to make at home:

Spinach and yoghurt mix drink

For four glasses you need:  

250 g baby spinach
4 sticks of thyme
400 g natural yoghurt (1.5 % fat)
20 g dried tomatoes
10 ice cubes
300 ml milk (1.5 % fat)

Cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon sugar     
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice


Carefully wash the spinach in a bowl with water. Allow to drain on kitchen paper before blotting dry. Then roughly chop it. Also wash the thyme under running water, carefully shake dry and pluck the leaves off.

Put the spinach, together with the yoghurt, dried tomatoes, ice cubes and thyme leaves into a mixer and finely puree. Add the milk in little by little in the process.

Season, to taste, with salt, cayenne pepper, sugar and lemon juice before filling into glasses. Garnish with thyme leaves, parsley or slices of cucumber, as desired, and serve.

Our tip: Other fruits and vegetables can be added to this refreshing mix drink, which also tastes delicious chilled!

Bon appetit!

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Our experienced service team will gladly inform you about the meals in the restaurants at the Hotel EUROPÄISCHER HOF. Every year our staff takes part in various service and cuisine prize competitions. Several national and regional champions have emerged from our hotel.

If you would like to get to know Austrian cuisine more closely, we recommend a visit to the hotel’s own Gasteiner Klause. Regional delicacies will be served here in a rustic atmosphere.

We are looking forward to your visit at the 5-star Hotel EUROPÄISCHER HOF. Send us your no-obligation holiday enquiry today.