Eating & Drinking

Articles and Interviews

Germany-Alumni report

The Taste of Germany

Why are there so many vegans here in Germany when they have such great sausages? Which specialities should be marketed in Brazil, too? And why do Germans throw away so much food? Humboldtians report on their experiences with German eating culture.

Germany – potato country

No other country in the European Union grows as many potatoes as Germany does. Every region has its own potato dish. How come? And how did the potato get to Germany in the first place and why is it so popular?

The new food trends

Trends on the plate: sustainable food, homemade food, but also “ultra-local” products are becoming important. Furthermore, street food events and food trucks conquer increasing numbers of German cities.