Find here the most tradtional, authentic, famous or popular foods from Germany
German Food as gift is always a great idea. Not only has Germany many food specialities to offer, but also are German dishes delicious and come really from the heart.
And while you research this page, you may also want to learn some german food expressions... (see the "learn german free" videos at the bottom)
In the following you’ll find some typical german gift ideas for the "gourmet".
It’s no secret that you’ll find the most types of bread in here Germany, I’ve counted about 400 - most of which are yummy, dark breads - real "protein bombs". For example the Landbrot ("farm bread") made mainly of wheat, sunflower bread with sunflower seeds or the black, grainy pumpernickel. Also very popular is the salty pretzel, see picture below (german: Bretzel), mostly eaten with butter.
There exist about 1500 varieties of german sausage (german wurst) including Wienerwurst, Bierschinken, Bierwurst and Bratwurst. Most of the sausages are made of pork. For detailed informations see our review of german wurst.
Not only Italy and France but also Germany produces quality wine, sparkling wine (Sekt), and brandy (Weinbrand). Read here which superb quality wines Germany has to offer. Read here everything you need to know to choose the right german wine.
Germany has around 6000 varieties of beer. Germans are also very proud of their good beer. In September each year the popular Oktoberfest in Munich praises German beer (and drinking it).
When you consider a german beer gift don’t forget to buy the appropriate german beer glasses or german beer stein (you'll find them on this website too)