Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras or Faschingsdienstag is celebrated in Austria today.
If Halloween is an excuse for Americans to dress in costumes and act silly, then Fasching is the Austrian equivalent.One usually sees lots of children and adults in various costumes.
The traditional Fat Tuesday food are hole-less donuts filled with apricot marmalade called “Krapfen”:
I never usually eat those as just looking at them makes me pick up a few extra kgs, but perhaps today Ryan and I can share one. :P Read the rest of this entry »