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Bratwurst and Other Sausages

German cuisine is famous the world over for its wurst or sausages. There are over two hundred types of wurst. A bratwurst, also known as a brat in American English, is a sausage usually composed of veal, pork or beef. The name is derived from Old High German Brätwurst, translated – brät, which is finely chopped meat and Wurst, which is sausage. Continue reading

German Bacon Potato Salad

Das ist wunderbar! We have landed in Germany on the International Cooking Tour too late to squeak in a little Oktoberfest fun so we will have to recreate it at home! Germany has been the cradle of European culture from music, literature, theatre and fine arts with the finest musicians and writers like Beethoven, Bach, Goethe, Heine and Schiller. Amazingly Germany does not celebrate any national festivals, and until recently, not even a national day. What it lacks in national festivals, it makes up for in regional festivals. Oktoberfest being the most well known and celebrated around the world! Continue reading

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