German food in the Middle Ages
Food & Drink

The Ultimate German Knight Out

German Food and Drink in the Middle Ages. The discovery in Germany of a long-lost recipe dating back to Medieval Times demonstrates that, just like today, manufacturers had to adhere to strict production methods and ingredients. SAUSAGES The discovery in 2007 of a 600 year-old Bratwurst recipe by a German historian showed how seriously sausage manufacture was taken …

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Tsingtao German Beer
Food & Drink

The Chinese Beer with German “Herkunft”

Tsingtao German Beer – A Chinese Brewery with a Unique History. Tsingtao is the brand name of one of the most popular beers that China produces. Pronounced “Ching Dow”, Tsingtao beer is produced in Qingdao (formerly Tsingtao), a major port city that lies around 400 miles south of Beijing. As …

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german fried potatoes bratkartoffeln
Food & Drink

Fried Potatoes – German Style

German Fried Potatoes – Lecker! German Fried Potatoes or Bratkartoffeln is a traditional side dish that is commonly served with pork or steak in Germany. “Bratkartoffeln” are usually prepared by slicing already pre-cooked, boiled potatoes into a hot skillet or frying pan, and historically was a a way of using …

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German Altbier
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Dusseldorf Altbier – Sip Back & Relax

Dusseldorf Altbier: An Institution. Altbier or Alt is a top fermenting beer that originated in the German Westphalia region and later grew in popularity around the Rhineland, and no more so than in Dusseldorf. Dusseldorf is perhaps one of the most un-German of German cities. Neither dour nor glitzy nor …

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currywurst germany
Food & Drink

Currywurst – Curry Up Germany

Currywurst is one of the most recognized and popular fast foods in Germany, made legendary by the unique Currywurst sauce. Usually presented sliced into pieces on a hand-held tray and accompanied by fries, mayonnaise and a small bread roll (Brotchen), it is not uncommon to see people of all ages …

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Dusseldorf weekly market
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Düsseldorf Carlsplatz Market – A Feast for the Senses

Düsseldorf Carlsplatz Market. Occupying an entire square in Düsseldorf’s old town (Altstadt), this former farmer’s market is a must-go place for tourists and locals like. Selling all kinds of things, from  fresh fruit and vegetables to cheese, bread and pastries, the place is a food lover’s paradise. Like all good …

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