German has a lot of traditional cuisines that many people have not heard much about. These foods are some of the best when it come to bringing in tradition and comfort in a plate. German is very versatile when it comes to food as different regions have different dishes to showcase.

Spatzle

This is a completely vegetarian traditional egg noodles. It is a pasta which is made out of eggs, flour, salt and sparkling water. Germans have been known to use beer to make their food taste great. Swabian’s call it the German Pasta which is generally served with a side of meat and is generally served with heaps of cheese.

Bratwurst

 

This is fondly called the German Barbeque which differs from area to area. This is one pork sausage which is grilled on both the sides and is added on the bun with ketchup and mustard. This is one of the best when you can easily indulge yourself in a German Barbeque party.

Currywurst

This is another sausage dish which is Berlin Original invented in the year 1949. This is another pork sausage which is stuffed in a ‘darm’. This sausage is cut into thin slices and later the sausage is covered in the ketchup and spices. This delicious traditional dish is generally served with a side of french fries and plain white bread.

Bratkartoffeln

This is an everyday German food which people have at least one time a day. This is one of the excellent way of getting the right kind of proteins. All you have to do is slice up some boiled potatoes and slice them thinly and fry them in a pan to make they are crispy. You can also add bacon and onions to enhance the taste. Bratkartoffeln is traditionally given as a side to the meaty dishes.

Sauerbraten

Sauerbraten is a dish which is usually served when you visit the grandparents house and on special occasions. To prepare this dish all you have to do is find a high quality piece of beef which requires a lot of time to cook. The meat is put in the oven and cooked slow to make sure that the meat marinates in its own juices to become incredible smooth and tender. A flavourful dish which can make any mouth water.

Maultaschen

It is said that Maultaschen is a dish which the monks used to eat. This is their was of sneaking in some meat without getting caught in the eyes of god. This is a Swabian Dish which is just amazingly tasty and can be boiled or fried with things like pork, beef and other vegetables as the main element of the dish.

 

 

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