Lebkuchen maker, Thomas, has long known the Christkindlmarkt at the Rathausplatz, which back then, he called neither Christkindlmarkt or Rathausplatz! The friendly vendor tells stories of that time.
When it is Christmas, every nation, each region, yes, each family has its own traditions, which are celebrated during this period. Here are a few traditions collected from the old Vienna.
Even in the most difficult periods, the festivities were celebrated even with just a few resources. As proven by this personal testimony, the joy of these festivities must in no way be diminished.
Regardless of whether middle class or gentry, everyone looked forward to the Christmas feast and card games. A few recipes from this period are to describe the special treat for the taste buds.