I try not to let this affect my objectivity (I link to vastly more attractions and services that pay no finder's fee).All text and photos copyright Mark Brownlow 2005-2020 unless otherwise indicated, The local Viennese dialect has various colourful names for its sausages, Some are original, others perhaps invented to entertain German tourists, No need to learn them: anyone you meet will likely speak English, too. You’ll Need… 3 cans Vienna sausages 1 onion (diced or sliced) Vienna’s local brewery (Ottakringer) is at home in the city’s 16th district. A Vienna sausage (German: Wiener Würstchen, Wiener; Viennese/Austrian German: Frankfurter Würstel or Würstl; Swiss German Wienerli; Swabian: Wienerle or Saitenwurst) is a thin parboiled sausage traditionally made of pork and beef in a casing of sheep's intestine, then given a low temperature smoking. chicken, cut small • oil or 1 tbsp butter • garlic • medium red onion • hotdogs or 6 pcs vienna sausage, cut into strips • chicken stock (add stock according to your preference) • macaroni noodles • (1 big can… A Käsekrainer is a popular sausage with bits of cheese inside. Such text links are marked with a *. Privacy and data protection policy | About, Contact and ImpressumDisclaimer: I try and keep all information as up-to-date as possible, but check with official websites for certainty before you take a trip or make a purchase*I accept no payments from websites to talk about them in an article. Still, even though these sausages can cause harm, you don’t have to avoid them forever. The word Wiener is German for Viennese. Then all you have to do is understand what the words actually mean, because whoever wrote your German dictionary seemingly never went to Vienna. You never realized how bad the tap water is back home until you experience the Viennese equivalent; over 95% of the water used in Vienna over the course of a year comes through two direct pipelines from the Alps mountains. I’ve only ever seen them in a can, and yes I have eaten them. If you did learn your German in school or evening classes, you can get used to the local accent, though. And I’m only half joking. When grilled and sliced, the cut surface really does look like something needing antibiotics. You typically see such signs on large fountains, for example. Many visitors to a foreign city want to know if you can drink the water. You mean disappointment wieners? And if you’ve ever squeezed mustard out of a tube…. Vienna sausages don’t have casings that will get super crispy, but you can still fry them up to add a little texture. Nasty little things. You should make sure you’re not eating foods like this on an average day and focus on improving your diet for the better. Everything in moderation is perfectly acceptable as long as you are getting adequate vitamins and minerals as a whole. So, yes, you can drink the tap water or use it to clean your teeth etc.. They can be bad for you, especially if you eat them all the time. Open the can of Vienna sausages and rinse under cool water, then slice each sausage in half (of whatever size you like). However, some like to give me a small "finder’s fee" if a visitor follows my links and then buys something at their website. When the oil is hot add the ingredients we diced, including the sausage. Important: Austria is in lockdown until at least Dec 6, so some info on these pages may not currently apply. The pronunciation of the Viennese German dialect (called “Wienerisch”) can turn innocent syllables into guttural utterances that bear only a passing resemblance to the equivalent words in Hochdeutsch (“standard German”). You could order a Käsekrainer sausage with a crust of dark bread and mustard in dictionary German. ... Out of the can, then you can drink the slime to wash it all down! When grilled and sliced, the cut surface really does look like something needing antibiotics. C. Coquito Diamond Member. Frankly, it tastes as good as any mineral water you’re ever likely to drink. These are labelled Trinkwasser (drinking water) to make it clear that you can use them. Now dice the tomato, onion and scallion. Open the can and use a fork to pull the sausages out of the broth. Oh, and if you want your sausage quickly then ask for it tschennifa, a bit of US English integrated into Viennese (tschennifa = Jennifer, from the singer “Jennifer Rush”).