Food & Drink

German Asparagus Harvest Arrives Early

The German asparagus season has already begun, all thanks to heated fields. As apples mark the Fall season, nothing quite epitomizes Spring in Germany like the revered white stalks of Spargel (Asparagus). Whereas other asparagus-eating nations like France, Italy and the United States prefer the green variety, in Germany it’s …

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Mealworm Burger on the Menu in Germany

With millions more hungry mouths around the world, can eating creepy crawlies offer a solution? Meet the Mehlwurmburger. For over a century, Frankfurt’s Bergiusschule has taught middle school graduates to cook in some of Frankfurt’s leading hotels and restaurants. Students of the School of Quality Management and Food Technology at …

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German baker Axel Schmitt
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German baker plays music to give his bread extra flavour

A baker in Germany claims his bread tastes better because he plays music to his dough at deafening levels – and says he has the science to back it up. “There are two loves in my life,” declares German baker Axel Schmitt. “Music and baking. And so I wondered: What …

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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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german fried potatoes bratkartoffeln
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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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