The myth of German cuisine is that it’s all sausages, sauerkraut and beer. They DO partake in these items, but it’s a little derogatory when you consider the quality and sophistication of food that you’ll discover in Germany. It’s also a myth that the food is heavy and a bit bland. German cuisine is the opposite, varied, tasty and very often light, simple food.
One way of experiencing real German food is through “Withlocals — which matches up travelers with locals who provide authentic cooking. You have the opportunity to enjoy home-cooking in a family home and experience the local culture up-close.
Each of the 16 states of Germany also tends to have its own traditional dishes and cuisine that is subtlety different. Bavaria is known for meat and game dishes, while the North of Germany is famous for seafood, with herring and salmon featuring prominently. Goulash is a popular dish that Germany shares with many neighboring Slavic countries. There are a lot of influences, a lot of styles and a lot of dishes to try.
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