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Döner, a popular street food

The true Döner was discovered 1867 by Iskender Efendi (Master Alexander), the original family restaurant is located near Istanbul (Bursa), Turkey, where the Iskender brand is very popular. The Döner at their family restaurant is the original, made with lamb. The basics remain the same, beaten slices of meat are seasoned with local herbs and […]

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Can a “Wiener Schnitzel” claim to be Viennese?

However, historical research has shown that the Viennese had an affection for all things fried much earlier. If your pantry was stocked, then you could bread and fry all manner of mainstays like chicken and veal, or everything else from head to toe. So sorry to disappoint you, dear Italians, but veal was indeed first […]

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Bratwurst stand in Nuernberg
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Bratwurst “Drei im Weggla” or “Zwa im Halbn”

The Coburger Bratwurst is the largest with at least 31 cm, it’s a coarse kind and usually roasted over the open pine cone fire, which gives the special flavor. It is also the only one that is eaten as a single entity on a small bun, but all the other in Upper Frankonian variants are […]

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Stuffed Cabbage
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Krautwickel or Cabbage rolls

Krautwickel is a traditional German home cooked meal. You can add rice, but I like mine with potatoes. It’s basically the same recipe as my Frikadellen or German meat patties. The last time I had them in Germany when we were staying in Dettelbach at a restaurant where the locals hang out.  Krautwickel or Cabbage […]

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How the Weisswurst was born (Recipe)

The Viktualienmarkt is a Biergarten in the middle of Munich. There you can buy the famous Weisswurst. It is the custom that you eat the hot Weisswurst with a grainy sweet Mustard and Pretzel. Originally it was served before noon, now all day, in a covered soup bowl submerged in hot water.

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curry wurst
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Currywurst

Both Berlin and Hamburg claim to have invented the Currywurst. However, Herta Heuwer from Berlin, who is said to have invented the Currywurst in 1949, has registered for a patent. Supposedly she was so bored in her snack bar at Stuttgarter Platz, that she began to create a sauce with tomato paste and spices. She […]

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German Goulash (Gulasch)

This Beef/Pork Goulash is a family favorite. When visiting my daughter and family, I prepare two large pots for them, and also for the neighbors. We have Spätzle as a side, or wide Nudels. Some greens like Boston lettuce will complement the meal. Friends of my daughter often ask when I come back. That makes me […]

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Homemade Schinken or Prosciutto

Last year I tried myself at Schinken, the German version of Prosciutto. The difference is that Schinken is cold smoked and dried, versus Prosciutto is hung/dried for a year. It taste great with my German Bauerbrot I looked at many German YouTube clips and went on Facebook Groups that master smoking meats. You need curing […]

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Bavarian Pork roast
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Bavarian Pork Roast from my Childhood

Bayerischer Schweinebraten As a child, I remember waking up on a Sunday morning to the smell of my mothers Bavarian Pork Roast in the oven. She would go to the early church service, and she’d roast the Schweinebraten while we were gone to the later mass. At noon we were ready to sit at the […]

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Leberkäse

I grew up on Leberkäse, I also call it German Meatloaf. It does not contain Cheese, mainly pork. You can buy these sandwiches at most Butcher shops as a snack. It is generally cut very thick. At home I fry a slice and put an egg on top (sunny side up). With that I make […]

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