How to Make Sauerkraut Sausage Bacon Onion Kielbasa Sour Cream Pizza

Sauerkraut Sausage Bacon Onion Kielbasa Sour Cream Pizza:

Vanessa uses her squash bread dough to make a fresh homemade pizza. To get started you’ll need dough, olive oil, cornmeal, tomato sauce, toppings, and mozzarella. You can use any toppings you want, but here Vanessa uses farmer sausage, bacon, sauerkraut, red peppers, heirloom cherry tomatoes, red onion, and asiago cheese. Watch the video for more pizza making hints and tips.

Vanessa von Schellwitz is the owner operator of the Gingerbread Cottage Bed and Breakfast, an idyllic 1905 heritage B&B in beautiful downtown Victoria BC, a half block off the Salish Sea. Website is

As a child, Vanessa was a real life “Heidi” living in the Eschen Villa on the clean, cold alpine Attersee Lake, in Seewalchen Austria, 50 KM East of Salzburg

Vanessa’s birthplace was located 50 meters from her Godmother’s famous Paulick Villa – the Summer Playground to Vienna’s Elite Art Noveau Community including Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Richard Teschner and Friedrich Paulick at the turn of the 19th century.

In fact, the aunt of Vanessa’s’ Godmother, Gertrude Floege, was the famous fashion designer Emelia Floege – life companion of the famous artist Gustav Klimt who frequently painted at the Paulick Villa.

Also, the last Countess Maria de Medici, who lived adjacent to the Eschen Villa hand wrote a poem for Vanessa as a child… Not many People can say that!

Vanessa got her teaching Degree in Salzburg but her real love and talents were for cooking.. after moving to Vancouver Island, she honed her “chef skills” under the eye of her brother in law Dieter von Schellwitz who had been the first executive chef at the famous Ilikai Resort in Waikiki, and had chef career in New York and San Francisco.

Coming to Vancouver Island via Culture City itself – Salzburg Austria – A true Austrian, Vanessa has pure Mozart flowing through her veins and a delicious piping hot Austrian ApfelStrudel in the Oven for her many guests! Vanessa and her “70’s husband” owned and operated the Austrian Chalet, an 80 room hotel with 3 Restaurants in Campbell River BC.


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