For the first time on this food blog, a country’s national dish is also a global classic. You’ll find wienerschnitzel on menus around the world, with varying degrees of success. Wikipedia lists 41 countries where some sort of breaded cutlet is eaten. Done well and made fresh, these cutlets are a juicy, crunchy delight. Done wrong, or left to sit under cafeteria lights for hours, they can be rubbery and taste more like greasy slabs of sawdust. Austrians get billing as the world’s über-eaters, and -makers, of schnitzel. The clue’s in the name, after all! This week, then, was an exercise in learning about schnitzel from the best of them.