Pumpkin Excursion Destinations & Specialities
For gourmets, in addition to the well-known pumpkin seed oil there is also a variety of other culinary products, which are produced from the Styrian oil pumpkin. There seems to be no limits to creativity here. The best way is to taste the different pumpkin products and take plenty of time for culinary experiences with the pumpkin. The Styrian wellness hotels pack the healing power of the oil pumpkin into soothing treatments.
It is more than just Johann Lafer who appreciates Styrian pumpkin seed oil as a last finishing touch for fantastic pumpkin soup.
Pumpkin Seeds in Chocolate
Pumpkin seeds can of course also be covered in chocolate in various ways: At the Zotter Schokoladen Manufaktur (chocolate factory), for example, balleros, pumpkin seed nougat, pumpkin seeds with marzipan or even drinkable chocolate are made. The seeds are also a true delicacy as pumpkin seed chocolates.
Sweet pumpkin with apples and balsamic vinegar is actually a preserve and not a "true" jam. But your palate does not care!
Italian cuisine is not only very popular in Styria, but it is also locally developed further, which for example is shown by the pumpkin seed pesto in various variations.
The original Styrain Germknödel (yeast dough dumpling) was developed by Andreas and Astrid Krainer from the Hotel Restaurant Krainer.
Other Pumpkin Products
Creativity also knows no limits with a natural regional product such as the Styrian oil pumpkin. Enjoy pumpkin seed oil chips, pumpkin seed liqueuror pumpkin mustard.