"k.u.k Hoflieferant" – Purveyors to the Imperial Court

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When “k.u.k Hoflieferant” confirms that you’re good enough for the Imperial Court: If your business had the honorary title of “k.u.k Hoflieferant” during the times of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, that meant that you were chosen to be a purveyor to the Imperial Court.  It’s of course a much sought-after accolade for any company to be […]

Austria: Hotel Sacher’s Original Sacher-torte

Sacher Torte at Hotel Sache

The Original Sacher-torte at Hotel Sacher in Wien: If you love chocolate cakes or anything with a sense of tradition, history or originality, then make sure you allow time on your Austrian holiday to savour the Sacher-torte in the country where this world famous chocolate cake was first created. The story behind the creation of […]