Hamburg Panfish

Region: Hamburg, Northern Germany How about a fish meal that your kid will actually eat? Try this one: Hamburg Panfish Hamburg  Panfish is a very traditional dish from (you guessed it) Hamburg and popular in northern Germany and beyond.  In some way it is closely related to the German Farmers Breakfast I recently introduced. Traditionally, … Continue reading

Heaven and Earth (Himmel und Erde)

Region: Rhineland, Westphalia, Lower Saxony and Silesia. I was on a quest to get the ingredients for this meal today. It required visits to three different supermarkets to get everything. Oh sure, apples, potatoes, most of what was needed was available… but black pudding…blood sausage? … the sort that can be fried…? It earned me … Continue reading

Savoy Cabbage – Potato Casserole

Region: Northern Germany, all over Germany It’s Krauts again! I may as well try to meet the cliché. I have already elaborated on this nickname in my post on Stuffed Cabbage Rolls. No need to do it again. Here is a dish I came across the other day in one of the German Cooking Magazines. … Continue reading

Pork Chops in Dark Beer Gravy

Region: Bavaria I have already posted a few meals using wine in the preparation. (e.g. Riesling Chicken). Using beer for cooking might not be as popular outside of Germany but it sure is in Germany and particularly in Bavaria.  Bavarian Cuisine is the embodiment of German food. At least that’s common wisdom outside of Germany. … Continue reading

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Curry Sauce

Region: Northern Germany and in variations all over Germany „Krauts“… isn’t that what the name created by the Brits and Americans during the first and second world war and that the international community still associates with the Germans because supposedly we eat so much Cabbage? If a name should be based on a certain vegetable … Continue reading