Bratwurst is great, but there's a lot of other German food worth talking about. For most of the year, Germany is a pretty cold place, so the traditional fare includes all the delicious meaty, potato-y, and cabbage-filled dishes you’d expect. Their salty, crispy schnitzel and potato pancakes put our fries and nuggets to shame. And they don’t skimp on dessert either — the Germans really do love Black Forest cherry cake (or Schwarzwald kirsche kuchen, as it’s known there), and they make pudding better than anyone else in the world. Here are 13 classic German recipes that’ll make you want to book a trip straight to Frankfurt.
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