Goulash is a stew that is traditionally made in Hungary, where it is called gulyás. A stew is basically two foods simmered together in a liquid, and in Hungarian goulash the stew is made from meat and vegetables and seasoned with paprika. It is a very common meal in many parts of Europe, and considered… Continue reading Hungarian Goulash Is a Stew that Makes for a Complete Meal
All food comes from somewhere, and while you may not think about the origin of omelettes late at night, it certainly will help come trivia night. Even if you're not the type for that sort of game night, food tastes better when you appreciate its origins as well as what goes into making it. Being… Continue reading The Origin of Omelettes
Ah, desserts, or even better, breakfast sweets. What a wonderful treat for finishing your meal or beginning a day. At least, that's a productive way to look at it, the feeling of earning your treat or an extra morning boost. Then again, if you're an adult then having a treat is having a treat. Ever… Continue reading Roll Cakes: A Delicious History
Ever notice that menus change according to the seasons? Sometimes that's due to local farming or a restaurant's emphasis on farm to table foods but, it's mostly a long tradition of matching the weather. A lot of summer foods are crisp, not too heavy, and help alleviate the extra heat in the air. The Old… Continue reading Comfort Old European Foods for the Cold Seasons
The COVID-19 pandemic has really changed the restaurant life. Many have closed while some, like the Old European, have continued to serve the community. With Idaho relaxing some of the restrictions, we're happy to have our community back inside our dining room. While it isn't the same as coming in and dining with friends or… Continue reading Dining Out During COVID-19: Take a Break with Eating-Out
It's a difficult time for our nation right now. The Old European is doing what it can to help by continuing service curb-side. We're respecting the quarantining and social distancing by closing our dining room but ensuring that those who want traditional European food can still access it as well as our employees continuing to… Continue reading Take the Old European Home with You!
Ever consider why going out to dinner, lunch, or breakfast is a good thing? It's something most people do but, it's also important to know why something is good for you. Going out for a meal isn't just an opportunity to escape cooking and cleaning or to try something new, it's an important form of… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Go Out to Dinner, Alone or Otherwise
Thank you Post Falls for letting us serve you traditional European cuisine! We're so proud to be involved in the community and get to know our neighbors while they enjoy our food. It's almost like visiting family. When you'd go to an aunt or uncle's house for a dinner they've prepared. Especially without emphasis on… Continue reading Proud to be Among Post Falls Restaurants!
Wondering what you would get when you see some European food in America? It's good to be curious about what is the best European food when trying it the first time. Any cuisine really, you'd want to know the best dishes. Before you can know what the most delicious items are on a menu, you… Continue reading What is the Best European Food?
You've enjoyed a traditional British or German dish and found yourself wondering, why is European food so bland? Well, that is...wait for it...a matter of taste. Every culture's food is born out of the things that were available. That is how the world enjoys such a wide spectrum of dishes, everyone giving their angle on… Continue reading Is European Food Bland?