Twist Yourself Into Some Homemade German Pretzels

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In Germany, pretzels are an incredibly diverse treat that can be made to suit different tastes – from the salty soft pretzel with caraway seeds on top to the sweet Martinsbreze, or even a custard filled version known as a Puddingbrezel. Learn how to make your own German-style soft pretzels at home now with our tasty recipe.

Don’t Call It Pasta: Original Swabian Spaetzle

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Have you heard about Swabian spaetzle? It’s a German noodle that can be adapted for many different recipes and tastes. Boiled, then pan fried and topped with some sautéed onions and a little cheese, it makes a downright delectable meal. Read more and get the recipe now on Foodal.

Puddingbrezel: A Classic German Pastry

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The puddingbrezel is a very special kind of pretzel. Made of buttery danish pastry with a smooth and sweet vanilla pudding filling, these little treats combine the best qualities of baked goods and desserts. Foodal shows you how to make this sweet treat – read more now.

Savory German Onion Tart: A Comfort Food Classic

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This classic German onion tart is the perfect dish for a cozy night in when it’s cold outside. And served with a green salad or some veggies, it makes a delightful choice for lunch or dinner throughout the year. Enjoy the savory and delicious combination of onions, bacon, and creme fraiche in every slice.

O’zapft Is: Enjoy an Authentic German Oktoberfest Menu

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It’s time to celebrate German Oktoberfest. The world’s most well-known fair has come – and with it, lots of savory specialties to enjoy. Foodal provides you with everything you need to know about the most traditional foods. Read on for a classic collection of proven festival recipes to awake the Bavarian inside you.

Bavarian Cabbage Salad with Bacon

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Try this delicious German version of coleslaw with a vinegar dressing. Topped with crispy bacon, it will soon become one of your favorites! Serve it for Oktoberfest or have it any time that you are hankering for a true Bavarian taste.

5 Perfect Cheese Pairings for German Beers

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Excited for Oktoberfest? So are we! Foodal has all the info you need to build a cheese board to celebrate the harvest season and complement your favorite full-bodied, malt-forward lagers. Learn why cheese and beer make the perfect pair and the best spreads, breads, and honeys to serve with your pairings.