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.
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?
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.
Pizza, cappuccino, doner kebab – it is hard to imagine Germany these days without any foreign cuisines. Maren Möhring, a cultural historian, tells us whether food can bridge the gap between different cultures.