Cultural Tastes

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Tag Archives: Meat

Schweinsbraten mit Semmelknödel (Roast pork with dumplings)

Germans love pork. According to a recent survey in 2010, Germans eat close to 90kg meat per year, and of that, 54kg is pig meat (in contrast, the recommended total of consumed meat is 15.6kg). I think it’s interesting, because … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 German Foods , , , ,

Rabbit Stew (Estofado de Conejo / Stuffat tal-fenek)

Although not commonly consumed in North America, rabbit is a common dish in Europe, especially Spain, and South America. The dish shown in the picture is one I tried in Malta. It seems that both Spanish and Maltese recipes are … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 Spanish Foods , ,

Schweinshaxe (pork knuckle)

To celebrate Oktoberfest season, here is a dish that is always available in a beer tent- Schweinshaxe! Or, in plain terms, pork knuckle marinated and roasted so that its skin is super crisp, served with some usual side dishes such … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 German Foods , ,