The Autumn Transition – from one day to the next, clothing completely changes

autumn is over winter is coming
Afternoon aperol time is almost behind us

There’s often a day between summer and autumn in Austria, where the weather turns, and everyone knows that at that point things are going to go downhill (certainly in terms of temperature). Winter is coming.

It’s not always a hard and fast rule. After a couple of weeks in the low-teens, it’s not unheard of for temperatures to pop back up to 18-20.

But by then it’s too late.

Austrians have changed their wardrobes.

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Pumpkin Seed Oil – Austria’s Green Gold

pumpkin seed oil saladBefore I moved to Austria I had never heard of pumpkin seed oil.

Pumpkin seed oil is surprisingly green, with a nutty taste, and is rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids. Austrians are absolutely nuts about it (pun intended).

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