Tag Archives: Bavaria

STAPLE FOODS – Telling Porkies

On average, a  German will on average consume up to 61kg of meat a year – and while that diet is by no means made up exclusively from pork, with eye-catching specialities like Schweinshaxe and the previously mentioned somewhere in … Continue reading

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BEER FESTIVAL – Bavarian brew up

OKTOBERFEST is the biggest beer festival of them all… It begins on the first Saturday after the 15th of September and is held annually over as many as 18 days in the city of Munich. As part of the 200 … Continue reading

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DINING ETIQUETTE – Weißwurst

Weisswurst doesn’t look all that appetising – more like a gym sock filled with toothpaste than a tasty meal.  Made from very finely minced veal and fresh pork bacon, this Bavarian sausage is usually flavoured with parsley, lemon, mace, onions, … Continue reading

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SOUVENIRS – Mustard

WHEN you think of mustard, Germany is never too far behind, which is why, when given the opportunity, you need to get your hands on that hot stuff. German mustard is considerably less acidic than its American counterpart, with the … Continue reading

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