When you think of German food, does your mind fill with visions of heavy dumplings, boiled meats and dishes with unpronounceable names like Rinderschmorbraten, Pflaumenkuchen and schwartzwälder Kirschtorte? Then you need to look again! What many people don't realize is that German cooking is incredibly varied, flavorful and, yes, quite often light on its feet.
Typical German Dishes
Try these recipes from Germany.
(German apples and potatoes; see Apfelmus variations)
(German quick and easy coffeecake with fruit)
(German, Austrian, Swiss homemade fermented cabbage)