German cuisine

Apple Sauce

Apple Sauce

Apple sauce is inexpensive and is widely used. It can be substituted for fat (e.g. butter or oil) in baking.

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Bauernfrühstück – German Farmer’s Breakfast

Bauernfrühstück - German Farmer's Breakfast

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.

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Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake

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.

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Blue Cheese Dressing

Lettuce Wedges with Blue Cheese Dressing

Buttermilk and blue cheese combine to make a mayonnaise that is perfectly paired with your next lettuce salad.

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Brotsuppe – Bread Soup

bread-soup-brotsuppe

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.

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Buchteln – Jam-filled Rolls

Buchteln with Powidl Jam

It’s the understated nature of these sweet milk bread buns that makes them so wonderful. While typically filled with a little plum jam, the rolls may also include other fruit jam, curd, or poppy-seed filling.

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Currywurst

Currywurst and Fries

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 …

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Frankfurter Bethmännchen – A Christmas pastry

Bethmaennchen

Originally baked by the Bethelmann family in Frankfurt, these little guys are now a special holiday treat everywhere!

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German Potato Salad with Beer Dressing

German Potato Salad with Beer Dressing

This potato salad is also known as Kartoffelsalat and is popular throughout Germany.

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Gugelhupf

Gugelhupf

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.

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Kartoffelsalat – Bavarian-style Potato Salad

Kartoffelsalat – Bavarian-style Potato Salad

Here’s a delicious Bavarian potato salad, made unique by its lack of mayonnaise. This kind of potato salad would typically be served in southern Germany (Bavaria and Black Forest) and in the adjoining parts of Austria.

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Makówki – Silesian Poppy Seed Bread Pudding

Makówki – Silesian Poppy Seed Bread Pudding

How to make Makówki, a traditional poppy seed-based dessert from Central Europe. It is most notable in Silesia, where it is served almost exclusively on Christmas Eve. Try our delightful Poppy Seed Bread Pudding Recipe this Christmas.

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Mohnnudeln – Poppyseed Noodles

Mohnnudeln- poppy seed noodles

Mohnnudeln (meaning poppy seed noodles in German), is the name of thick noodles of a potato dough in Bohemian and Austrian cuisine, similar to the Schupfnudel.

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Obatzda – Bavarian Cheese Spread

Obatzda - Bavarian Cheese Spread

This is a classic Bavarian biergarten food combining a few simple ingredients to create a brightly coloured cheese spread with a surprisingly complex flavour.

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Rotkohlsalat – Red Cabbage Salad

Rotkohlsalat - Red Cabbage Salad

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

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