Celebrate Wiener Schnitzel Day on September 9th and share your love of this food!
Wiener Schnitzels are a type of breaded and fried veal cutlet. They are usually served with a side of lemon wedges, which help to cut through the richness of the dish. Wiener Schnitzels are considered a national dish in Austria, where they are often eaten as part of a traditional Austrian meal.
The dish is thought to have originated in Austria in the 19th century. It is unclear how the dish made its way to Austria, but some believe that it may have been introduced by Austrian soldiers who had been stationed in Italy. Wiener Schnitzels became popular in Vienna (the capital of Austria) in the early 20th century, and they have been a staple of Austrian cuisine ever since.
Wiener Schnitzels are usually made from veal, but they can also be made from pork or chicken. The meat is pounded thin, breaded, and fried. Wiener Schnitzels are typically served with a side of potatoes and a lemon wedge.
Celebrate Wiener Schnitzel day with your favorite dish!