... I made an Austrian garlic soup in honor of the woman who made my first one: my mother-in-law Lizi. I followed the recipe in German and made it in metric, substituted a couple of ingredients (used vegetable stock instead of chicken and yogurt instead of sour cream), and it turned out nicely.
I have a new cookbook, a wonderful resource for Austrian food: Die Gute Küche; Das Österreichische Jahrhundert Kochbuch. The Austrians revere their soups--and frankly! so do I.