The only comprehensive collection of German recipes - from authentic traditional dishes to contemporary cuisine
Germany is made up of a series of distinct regional culinary cultures. From Hamburg on the north coast to Munich in the Alpine south, and from Frankfurt in the west to Berlin in the east, Germany's cities and farmland yield a remarkable variety of ingredients and influences.
This authoritative book showcases this diversity, with 500 recipes including both beloved traditional cuisine and contemporary dishes representing the new direction of German cooking - from snacks to desserts, meat, poultry, and fish, to potatoes, dumplings, and noodles. An introduction showcasing the culinary cultural history of the country introduces the origins of the classic recipes.
These recipes have been tested for accuracy in a home kitchen, making them fully accessible to a wide range of cooking abilities. Icons indicate everything from vegetarian, gluten-, and dairy-free options to recipes with five ingredients or fewer and simple one-pot dishes.
The German Cookbook is the latest in Phaidon's bestselling series of authoritative cookbooks on global cuisines.
About the Author
Alfons Schuhbeck hails from Bavaria, and is regarded as an authority on German cuisine. In addition to his work as a chef and broadcaster, Schuhbeck is a restaurateur and businessman, with an online food business, wine bistro, spice shop, ice-cream parlour, two restaurants, and a cooking school.
"German food deserves much more attention than it gets. Top marks to Phaidon, then, for attempting to put that right with its latest publication, The German Cookbook. Published this month, it's a collection of 500 recipes that highlight the country's distinct gastronomic regions, with dishes ranging from fish burgers and beer-braised beef to drunken maidens (sweet, fried dumplings) and poppy seed dumplings with plum compote."--Olive
"Germany called. Said it's got a whole heap of delicious food we've all been ignoring because we're too busy eating pizza and camembert and chorizo. 500 classic and contemporary recipes prove that there's more to German food than sausages and sauerkraut."--Domestic Sluttery
"[If] you're interested in digging deep-way deep-into German cuisine, then this is your encyclopedia... It's a hit parade of German cooking."--National Post
"This impressive overview of German cuisine-the type of encyclopedic cookbook that Phaidon does so well - is packed with the kind of comforting German recipes you might expect... But there are plenty of dishes that will challenge your assumptions about stereotypical German food, too."--Food52
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 10th September 2018
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 19.0
Weight (kg): 1.61
Edition Number: 1