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German Recipes


German cuisine has a reputation for offering simply cooked (often roasted) dishes, copious red meat, sausages, and large, sometimes excessively large, portions. While there is some truth in this stereotype - pork and beef are the most popular meats in Germany, there are 1,500 types of sausages in Germany, and Germans do, on average, consume a surprisingly large amount of red meat each year - it should be remembered that this is not the whole truth. There are many interesting German dishes, and each region of the country has its own unique contributions to the culinary arts.

Many German dishes are hearty satisfying meals, and even breakfast (German: frühstück) may include meats (such as ham, salted meats such as salami, or meat spreads such as leberwurst), Traditionally, the main meal of the day is lunch (German: mittagessen), but increasingly modern work habits are pushing Germans people towards lighter lunches and eating their main meal with their family for dinner (German: abendessen).

Some popular German dishes include:
  • Klöße - Dumplings made from potato or dried bread, with milk and egg yolks. This dish is usually known as "knödel" or "knödeln" in Bavaria and Austria.

  • Sauerkraut - Fermented chopped cabbage.

  • Spätzle - The German version of noodles. Spätzle may be used as a side dish with meat, mixed with grated cheese and fried onions and fried or baked ("kässpätzle"), mixed with lentils and frankfurter-style sausages ("linsen, spätzle und saitenwürstle"), mixed with sauerkraut, onions and butter ("krautspätzle"), or used as an ingredient in other dishes, especially stews (for example, "gaisburger marsch").

  • Eisbein - Braised leg of pork, served with gravy, klöße and sauerkraut. In Berlin, it is cooked with pureed peas.

  • Labskaus (also known as "lapskaus") - A dish made with corned beef, beetroot, onion, potatoes, and herring or ham. The meat is boiled in broth, and then minced with the other ingredients. This mixture is then fried in lard. Labkaus is usually served with rollmops (pickled herring fillets) as a side dish.

  • Saumagen - Pork or beef, carrots and onions, with various spices and flavorings, cooked in a sow's stomach ("saumagen" is German for "sow's stomach"). The result is a dish somewhat similar to the Scottish dish, haggis. The stomach itself is not usually eaten and simply serves as a casing - typically the meal is served with mashed potatoes and sauerkraut as accompaniments.

  • Schwenker - Pork steaks, marinated in onions and spices, and then grilled, traditionally over a wood fire.

  • Hasenpfeffer - A sour stew made from marinated rabbit. The sourness comes from wine or vinegar used in the recipe.

  • Blood sausage (German: blutwurst) - Often made from fatty pork meat, but in the Rhineland, horse meat is traditional. A variant known as "zungenwurst" is a pork blood sausage with chunks of pickled pig's tongue added.

  • Bratwurst - A sausage made from pork, beef or veal. Bratwurst is normally served mustard and ketchup. It may also be cut into slices, coated with a curry sauce, and served as "currywurst",

  • Frankfurter sausage - A smoked pork sausage, eaten hot with bread and mustard. While it is undoubtedly the inspiration for the American "frankfurter" sausage eaten in hot dogs, it is not the same.

  • Weißwürste - White sausages made from pork fat. This dish originates in Munich (German: München), and is traditionally eaten in a mid-morning meal known as "second breakfast" (German: Zweites Frühstück).
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German Meals at Oma's: Traditional Dishes for the Home Cook

By Gerhild Fulson

Page Street Publishing
Released: 2018-11-13
Paperback (192 pages)

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Re-Create Oma's Favorite Authentic German Recipes Right in Your Own Kitchen

Whip up traditional German meals just like Oma used to make! Gerhild Fulson, founder of the blog Just Like Oma, was born in Germany and learned how to make delicious meals by her mother's side. After years of perfecting her recipes, Gerhild has created this incredible collection that covers well-known dishes from Berlin to Hamburg―and everywhere in between.

Recipes like Sauerkraut and Bratwurst, Beef and Onions, Schnitzel with Mushroom Sauce, Lamb Stew, Potato Dumplings and Corned Beef Hash are just a few of the comforting dishes you can make in no time. With easy-to-follow recipes, beautiful photos and helpful tips throughout, you’ll feel like you’re cooking with Oma right by your side. Whether you’re in the mood for the heartwarming dishes of your childhood or you simply want to try tasty dishes from a new cuisine, Gerhild makes it easy for you to take classic German recipes from her family’s table to yours.

The German Cookbook

By Alfons Schuhbeck

Phaidon Press
Released: 2018-10-08
Hardcover (448 pages)

The German Cookbook
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The only comprehensive collection of German recipes - from authentic traditional dishes to contemporary cuisine

Germany is made up of a series of distinct regional culinary cultures. From Hamburg on the north coast to Munich in the Alpine south, and from Frankfurt in the west to Berlin in the east, Germany's cities and farmland yield a remarkable variety of ingredients and influences.

This authoritative book showcases this diversity, with 500 recipes including both beloved traditional cuisine and contemporary dishes representing the new direction of German cooking - from snacks to desserts, meat, poultry, and fish, to potatoes, dumplings, and noodles. An introduction showcasing the culinary cultural history of the country introduces the origins of the classic recipes.

These recipes have been tested for accuracy in a home kitchen, making them fully accessible to a wide range of cooking abilities. Icons indicate everything from vegetarian, gluten-, and dairy-free options to recipes with five ingredients or fewer and simple one-pot dishes.

The German Cookbook is the latest in Phaidon's bestselling series of authoritative cookbooks on global cuisines.

Grandma's German Cookbook

By Linn Schmidt

DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
Released: 2012-08-20
Hardcover (200 pages)

Grandma s German Cookbook
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Whether it's crispy fried potatoes, steamed dumplings, or a creamy jelly roll stuffed with raspberries, no one makes food as good as a German grandmother — that is, until now!

Featuring eighty-five classic recipes, from soups to Sunday roasts, and desserts to Christmas favorites, Grandma's German Cookbook is loaded with recipes any German grandmother would proudly serve her family.

They'll also discover charming profiles of German grandmothers and their takes on classic dishes, for added authentic inspiration.

Recipes & Shit: Cool Cooking Recipe Notebook (German Edition)

By Cooking Chief Recipes

Independently published
Paperback (121 pages)

Recipes & Shit: Cool Cooking Recipe Notebook (German Edition)
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Write in your favorite recipes in one place.

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  • Are you tired of pinning, printing and bookmarking a recipe only to have a hard time finding it later when you need it?

Then this outstanding recipe journal is just for you – the perfect way to organize all your favorite recipes in one place. You will love it. It is beautifully designed, simple, clear, easy to use and well organized.

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  • Record 110 of your favorite recipes
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It is a great size (6 x 9 in) – not too big and in the same time with enough writing space to jot down everything needed. 
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New German Cooking: Recipes for Classics Revisited

By Jeremy Nolen

Chronicle Books
Released: 2015-01-27
Hardcover (248 pages)

New German Cooking: Recipes for Classics Revisited
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Bright flavors. Fresh and healthful. These are not words we typically associate with German cuisine. But this beautifully packaged cookbook is not quite traditional. Featuring 100 recipes for familiar food re-envisioned to reflect the way we eat now, German Cooking Now celebrates fresh vegetables, grains, herbs, and spices as obsessively as it does pork, pretzels, and beer. Chefs Jeremy and Jessica Nolen share recipes from their family table, inspired by their travels in Germany. Slow-braised meats, homemade pickles and preserves, hand-cut noodles, and vegetables every which way—the recipes in German Cooking Now are entirely true to their roots, yet utterly unique. More than 40 full-color photographs and creative recipes for every meal occasion will satisfy food lovers far and wide.

Best Recipes: German Cooking And Baking

By Dr. Oetker

DR. OETKER VERLAG KG
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This cookbook has hundreds of recipes from Germany. All the favorites of the country are listed. Fabulous cookbook.


 
 
 

 
 
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