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Knipp Knipp is a German sausage that is believed to have originated in Bremen. It is made with pork or beef, oats, onions, allspice, salt, pepper, and various herbs. Although knipp is visually unappealing, when…Continue Reading

Rheinisches Apfelkraut

Rhineland’s apfelkraut is a reduced apple jam made from freshly harvested apples and pears. Unlike other preserves, this thick, almost syrup-like fruit spread is made mainly from stewed fruit juice, and it has a particularly smooth, velvety…Continue Reading


Jägermeister This popular German herbal liqueur was developed in 1934 by Curt Mast. He created the base of the drink with 56 different herbs, roots, and fruits that are macerated in a combination of alcohol…Continue Reading


Becherovka The original Becherovka was created by a British doctor Frobrig. He passed down the recipe to Josef Becher who perfected it and initially put it on the market as a medical remedy in 1807, under the…Continue Reading


Although the true origin of this French herbal liqueur is somewhat mysterious, one theory claims that Alexandre Le Grande obtained the original recipe from a Benedictine monk. Le Grande started to produce the drink under…Continue Reading


Although it was modeled on an old 19th-century Basque liqueur, the current form of Izarra was first manufactured by Joseph Grattau in 1906. The drink comes in two versions, as an aromatic, bright yellow Izarra, and as…Continue Reading


Pfefferpotthast is a traditional meat stew hailing from Westphalia. It consists of pieces of beef that are simmered in a seasoned broth along with onions, soup vegetables, spices, and herbs. The meat is typically first…Continue Reading


This heavy and slightly sweet rye bread is made from a sourdough starter and coarsely ground rye with whole rye berries as its base. Its name comes from the German pumpern, a synonym for being flatulent,…Continue Reading