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Cooking recipes Regional specialties from the federal states

Thuringian red wrap with venison

The Thuringian version for a cabbage roll uses red cabbage for wrapping.

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Regional specialties from North Rhine-Westphalia

Potato cake Döppekuchen

In the Rhineland, Döbbekuchen or Döpekooche is one of the traditional dishes. Grated potatoes are baked in the oven together with smoked bacon (Dürrfleisch). A cast-iron pot “en Döpp” is usually used for this. The originally simple dish (as in our recipe) is modified in many ways depending on the region and family. For example, 3 layers of potatoes are used, and in between they are topped with the ends of the mead and bacon.This meal is eaten in the northern Rhineland-Palatinate and southern North Rhine-Westphalia. A similar dish with the same basic ingredients exists in Saarland and is called Schales. It is also an integral part of Saarland cuisine. A potato cake from the rhineland. Advertisment

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Regional specialities from Brandenburg

Sorbian Krautmauke – Prampany kal

A quick spoon dish of the Sorbs with red cabbage and potatoes.

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Regional specialities from Rhineland-Palatinate

Palatinate Saumagen – pig’s stomach

As the name suggests, Pfälzer Saumagen is a speciality from the Palatinate, a region in south-west Germany. It is a typical slaughter day dish and home cooking. The stomach of the female domestic pig is filled with sausage meat, potatoes and spices and cooked in hot water.

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Regional specialities from Rhineland-Palatinate

Backesgrumbeere – Oven jacket potatoes

Backesgrumbeere is a hearty Rhine-Hessian potato casserole with meat or ham.

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Regional specialties from Baden-Württemberg

Bacon Pie

Dough, leek, bacon, sour cream and eggs form the basis of this simple (but substantial) dish.

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Regional specialties from Bavaria and Franconia

Schupfnudeln – potato noodles

Schupfnudeln are particularly thin and pointed potato noodles , which are known under very different recipes. They got their southern German name from the way they were made. Recipe.

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Regional specialties from North Rhine-Westphalia

Sauerbraten from the Rhineland

Rhenish Sauerbraten is called "Soorbrode" in the Rhineland and was traditionally cooked with horse meat. Served with potato dumplings or potato pancakes (Rivekoch) and apple sauce.

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Regional specialties from Baden-Württemberg

Maultaschen – Swabian dumplings

Herrgotts Bscheißerle - Maultschen are a typical Swabian speciality.

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Regional specialties from Germany

Boulette, meatball, meatballs

From a snack on the football pitch to a star chef's recipe, these minced meat patties are at home all over Germany.

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Regional specialties from the Saarland

Dibbelabbes – potato pan

Originally a simple dish of potatoes, onions, pancetta and simple spices.

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Regional specialities from Berlin

Hoppel Poppel

Hoppel Poppel is a simple, hearty dish made from leftovers that can be prepared very quickly.

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Regional specialties from Schleswig-Holstein

Büsum crab ragout

Büsumer crab ragout is an easy-to-cook specialty from Schleswig-Holstein with North Sea crabs as a main meal.

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Proud Henry

Stolzer Heinrich is also known as bratwurst in beer sauce. It is an old traditional Berlin dish made from Berlin bratwurst (without intestines) cooked with dark beer and spices.

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Regional specialties from Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Mecklenburg rib roast

This rib roast is a speciality from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern that you should definitely try. Filled with prunes, Boskoop apples, rusks, brown rum and cinnamon.

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Restaurants with specialities from Schleswig Holstein

Restaurant Büsum crab stew

Here you can also get the crab ragout in the restaurant.

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Regional specialties from Lower Saxony

Pinkel with kale

In the northwest of Germany Pinkel (a Grützwurst) with kale is a traditional dish especially in the kale season from January to February.

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Regional specialities from Berlin

Liver Berlin style

Classically prepared from calf's liver, this is a very simple and especially early typical Berlin dish. Here's the recipe with onions, apples and crispy pancetta.

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Cooking recipes Regional specialties from the federal states

Bötel with clay and straw

Bötel with clay and straw is the paraphrase of Eisbein with Erbspüree and sauerkraut. The name originates from the area around Magdeburg.

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Restaurants with specialities from Saxony-Anhalt

Restaurant Bötel with clay and straw

Traditional Bötel with clay and straw comes here on the table.

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Restaurants with specialties from Saarland

Restaurant Married / Married people

Married people can be served in these restaurants.

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Cooking recipes Regional specialties from the federal states

Brown cabbage with klumb

Braunkohl mit Klump is a hearty dish from the Magdeburger Börde. In this context, brown cabbage is kale and Klump is potato dough.

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Cooking recipes Regional specialties from the federal states

Quarkkeulchen

Quarkkeulchen are a popular Saxon dessert. The name is derived from the Middle German Kaule (ball). The basis is a sweet dough made from curd cheese and potatoes. In the Erzgebirge they call it Quarkkließe.

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Regional specialties from Schleswig-Holstein

Lübeck swallow nests

Simple but delicious: Lübecker Schwalbennestern (Lübeck Swallows' Nests) are cutlets rolled into a roulade with ham and boiled egg and cut crosswise. As a main course or snack. A North German speciality.

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Regional specialties from Baden-Württemberg

Spaetzle

Spätzle are a Swabian pasta made from flour and fresh egg. Here is an explanation and the recipe.

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Regional specialties from Hamburg

Labskaus

Labskaus: loved or demonized. This typical North German dish from old seafaring times is simply something you should try. Tasted in a restaurant where they still do the cooking themselves, it can be a discovery.

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Regional specialties from Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Maties

Matjesfilet mit Speckstippe is a dish from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It's pickled herring with fried bacon and beans. The name "Matjes" for the herring, comes from the Dutch name "Maatjesharing".

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Restaurants with specialities from Baden-Württemberg

Restaurant Maultaschen

At these addresses you can get delicious freshly made Swabian Maultauschen.

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Restaurants with specialities from Baden-Württemberg

Restaurant Spätzle

Here you can get the Swabian speciality fresh and made by hand :: Berlin :: Hamburg :: Brandenburg;;

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Restaurants with specialties from Berlin

Restaurant Eisbein, Haxe, Knöchla

Gastronomy addresses with homemade knuckle of pork or Knöchla.

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