Famous traditional German dishes


A quintessential German dish, bratwurst, or grilled sausage, pairs perfectly with tangy sauerkraut, creating a flavorful and satisfying meal.


This dish features tender, slow-roasted pork knuckle, boasting crispy skin and succulent meat. It's often served with potatoes and cabbage.


Thin slices of meat, usually pork or veal, are breaded and fried to golden perfection, resulting in a crispy exterior and tender interior.


A beloved German pot roast, sauerbraten features marinated beef that's slow-cooked until tender in a sweet and sour sauce.


Made with sliced potatoes, onions, and a tangy vinaigrette dressing, German potato salad is a popular side dish known for its simplicity and delicious flavor.


Thinly sliced beef is rolled up with onions, mustard, and bacon before being braised until tender in a rich gravy. It's often served with red cabbage and potato dumplings.


A staple of German cuisine, pretzels are twisted, baked bread snacks with a chewy interior and a crispy crust, typically enjoyed with mustard or cheese.

Black Forest Cake

This iconic dessert features layers of chocolate sponge cake, whipped cream, and cherries, infused with kirsch liqueur for a decadent treat.


A popular street food, currywurst consists of grilled or fried pork sausage sliced and topped with curry ketchup, often served with fries.