Hilary  Merzbacher

Hilary Merzbacher

Hilary is a former New York City food editor who recently made the leap across the pond to join her winemaker husband in Vienna, Austria. When she's not busy working at the family winery, you’ll find her in the kitchen, trying to master yet another classic Austrian recipe. 

{Kaiserschmarren} Austrian Rum-Raisin Shredded Pancake | http://saltandwind.com

{Kaiserschmarren} Austrian Rum-Raisin Shredded Pancake

When it comes to Austrian sweets, you probably think of strudel-wrapped pastries, marzipan confections, or the iconic Sachertorte. But when I moved to Vienna, these weren’t exactly the treats...
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{Sachertorte} Chocolate Apricot Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache | http://saltandwind.com

{Sachertorte} Chocolate Apricot Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

The chocolate on chocolate cake that is sachertorte is to Austria what apple pie is to America — essentially, an edible national treasure, so, we decided it was about time to perfect the recipe.
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