What is Wiener Schnitzel ?

It is veal slices that are flattened

There are bread crumbs sprinkled on top

Then it is fried

Veal is meat from young calfs

Commonly served with a salad and boiled potatoes

History of Wiener Schnitzel?

First appeared in a German cookbook from 1831

It is believed that the schnitzel was inspired by Italian and Austrian dishes that fried meat

It is the national food in Austria

The name schnitzel comes from Austria

September 9th is national Weiner Schnitzel Day

There are variations of Weiner schnitzel that use pork due to the similar texture, price and the ethical reason of not killing calfs

Fried meat can be dated back to the ancient Romans




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