Typically, Black Forest gateau consists of several layers of chocolate sponge cake sandwiched with whipped cream and cherries. It is decorated with additional whipped cream, maraschino cherries, and chocolate shavings.
Currywurst is a street food or fast food dish of German origin consisting of steamed, then fried pork sausage (German: Bratwurst) typically cut into slices and seasoned with curry ketchup, a sauce based on spiced ketchup or tomato paste, itself topped with curry powder, or a ready-made ketchup seasoned with curry and other spices. The […]
This is a classic Bavarian biergarten food combining a few simple ingredients to create a brightly coloured cheese spread with a surprisingly complex flavour.
If you like coleslaw try this German red cabbage salad for a refreshing change. And as an added bonus there’s less of a chance of a foodborne illness (within reason) because there is no mayonnaise or sour cream in the recipe, just vinegar and oil. So bring it on for picnics and barbecues
A traditional poppy seed-based dessert from Central Europe. It is most notable in Silesia, where it is served almost exclusively on Christmas Eve (and perhaps on the following days, as long as the supply prepared for Christmas lasts).
The Gugelhupf is the Southern German version of the bundt cake and the Italian Panettone. Traditionally, it is a cake, made with a yeast dough, and baked in a special, bundt-style cake pan.
A quick, one-pan dish, perfect for the weekend! This hearty recipe from northern Germany serves two and might remind you of the English bubble and squeak, French omelette or Spanish tortilla.
To make your own sauerkraut you will rely on the bacteria found on the cabbage leaves. The salt draws out the water and kills off the spoilage bacteria.
Bologna sausage salad is one of the most traditional German food recipes and there are quite a few variations to this specialty. Most recipes come from the south of Germany and the bordering countries. There is an Alsatian, a Swiss, a Bavarian and a Swabian version.
Brotsuppe (bread soup) is a simple soup that mainly consists of stale bread in a meat or sausage broth. Variations exist in many countries, and it is often eaten during Lent.