8 Essential German Dishes You Have To Try Once


A pot roast that's marinated in a mixture of vinegar, water, spices, and seasonings before being slow-cooked until tender.

Wiener Schnitzel

Thin slices of veal, pork, or chicken that are breaded and fried until crispy. It's often served with lemon wedges and potato salad.


A type of German sausage made from pork, beef, or veal, seasoned with various spices like nutmeg, coriander, or ginger, and grilled or pan-fried.


A classic side dish made with boiled potatoes, onions, vinegar, oil, and sometimes bacon or mayonnaise.


A type of baked bread product made from dough twisted into a knot shape. They're often sprinkled with coarse salt and served as a snack or appetizer.


Thin slices of beef rolled up with bacon, onions, mustard, and pickles, then braised until tender in a rich gravy.


Soft egg noodles that are typically served as a side dish or with hearty stews and sauces.


A hearty one-pot stew made with various ingredients like meat, potatoes, vegetables, and beans, simmered together until flavors meld.