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
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.