List of German Dishes - Famous Dishes - Franconia



See also: Franconia
Name Image Type Description
Fränkische Bratwurst Snack Fränkische Bratwurst is composed of beef, pork or veal and is traditionally served with sauerkraut or potato salad or simply in a breadroll. They vary greatly in size and seasoning from region to region but are often considerably thinner than the equivalents elsewhere in Germany. The best-known sausages are from Nuremberg (Nürnberg) and are recognisable by their small size and clearly visible herb seasoning. They are traditionally served as three sausages in a roll ("Drei in 'a Weckla") or six sausages on sauerkraut ("Sechs auf Kraut").
Saure Zipfel Snack Bratwurst and sliced onion cooked in vinegar and usually eaten with Bavarian pretzels.
Kartoffelklöße Main course Large dumplings made from a dough consisting of raw or a combination of raw and cooked potatoes. The exact recipe is a matter of regional differences and personal belief. The best friend of pot-roasted meats or mushroom ragout.
Schäufele Main course An entire pork (or, in some cases, Lamb) shoulder roasted in a fairly cool oven over long period so that the meat is extremely tender with a crunchy crust. Seasoning is usually simple using salt, pepper and caraway and traditionally it is served in a dark sauce, made from the roast stock, meat broth, and often dark beer and Lebkuchen spices. Accompanied by a side salad, dumplings and red cabbage or less commonly Sauerkraut.
Hochzeitssuppe ("wedding soup") Soup A spicy meat broth with bread dumplings, liver dumplings and finely sliced pancakes.
Lebkuchen Pastry/Cookie German kind of gingerbread of which the most famous originates in Nuremberg and is traditionally only available at Christmas, although tourist demand means that Lebkuchen are available in some form practically all year round.
Karpfen Main course Fried carp that is traditionally served during carp season, which consists of all months of the year that contain an R in their German spelling.

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