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Famous Food in Germany

The cuisine of Germany consists of many different national and local cuisines, as well as regional recipes that are unique to German culture.
The most famous German food is Currywurst, sausage, pretzels, and Black Forest Gateau, but as you can see, there is far more to German food than that. It shares many culinary traditions with neighboring countries, such as the Czech Republic and Poland, since Germany is located in the center of a large cultural region.

Here is the most famous food in Germany you have to try while visiting Germany.

Appetizer & Starter

Brezeln- Pretzel

A pretzel is a pastry made of wheat dough that is made by combining flour, salt, malt, yeast, and water, the dough is then shaped into a well-known knotted shape of a pretzel before it is baked, A Brezel is usually sprinkled with salt, however, other seasonings include cheese, sugar, chocolate, cinnamon, and different seeds. The wonderful brown color and unique taste of the pretzel come from dipping them in a sodium hydroxide solution. This also helps keep them fresh.

It can serve with salt or cheese if you want it salty, or try it with other dippings such as sugar, cheese, and cinnamon. Pretzel is associated with religion as it was created by the monks, it also represents good luck, so it often appears on the necks of German children on New Year’s Day.

On April 26, Germans eat a lot of pretzels because it is National Pretzel Day. Additionally, October is National Pretzel Month.


Kartoffelklöße or kartoffelknödel are traditional German potato dumplings that are consumed all over the country but are especially popular in Bavaria, Thuringia, and the Rhineland area. Depending on the variation, the dumplings may consist of cooked potatoes, raw potatoes, or a combination of both.

The potato mixture can be improved by adding ingredients such as beaten eggs, potato starch, cornstarch, or flour, and herbs such as chives or parsley, while some versions also call for filling the dumplings with croutons, sauerkraut, or ham.

Bratkartoffeln – Fried Potatoes

Bratkartoffeln is also known as German fries which means “fried potatoes, It is a famous German dish with the main ingredient being potatoes, combine chopped potatoes with bacon, onion, vegetables, and a variety of fresh herbs a