German Cuisine

German dish

  The German cuisine is very different from region to region and mostly the southern part of Bavaria and Swabia to region of Switzerland and Austria. But, many chefs from France, Italy and Switzerland rather open continental restaurants with their own traditions and typical food.

  German cuisine is based on their favourite meats like pork, chicken, beef, poultry, duck, goose, and turkey; although some game meats are also used such as boar, rabbit, and venison. They also use many fish in their dishes such as trout, pike, carp, European perch, sardine, tuna, mackerel, and salmon. Also, vegetables are often eaten in stews and soups, such as carrots, turnips, spinach, peas, beans, cabbages, onions, potatoes, asparagus, etc.

  Very known around the world, Germany is the first best producer of Beer, being not so expensive. Wine, korn and coffee is also popular, and its most common soft drink is the Apfelschorle, which is mix of apples juice with mineral water.

  Furthermore, bread is the principal item used in the German food, and Germany is the first country in the world with about 6000 types of breads and 1200 different types of pastry and rolls, approximately.

  Their most representative dishes are Maultaschen, Spätzle and Knöpfle, Schupfnudeln, Flädlesuppe, Springerle, Weißwürste , Knödel, Schweinsbraten, Schweinshaxe, Leberkäse, Schlachtschüssel, Saures Lüngerl, Kartoffelsalat, Radi Raphanus, Pichelsteiner, Presssack, etc.

  Also, their most known desserts are cakes of Mix Cookies, Caramel, Chocolate fig, Fruitcake, Funnel, German chocolate, Rum, Brownie, Bundt, Carrot, Free dessert, French cookies, Apple crisp, Oatmeal cookies, and many more.

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