Schweineschnitzel with Mushroom Gravy

There are many versions of schnitzel although people often lump them all together as Weinerschnitzel. Real Weinerschnitzel is made only with veal and is actually a geographically protected term in Germany and Austria. There is also Hunter’s Schnitzel which was originally made with the backstraps of boars and now includes the use of venison and is served with mushroom gravy. But this is Schweineschnitzel, which is made with pork and usually served with Spätzle (a traditional German noodle) and gravy.

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Reibekuchen – German Potato Pancakes

The word Reibekuchen literally translates into grated cake. Like most ethnic food everyone has their own version of “authentic” so you can definitely adjust the ingredients a bit to suit your taste. But don’t stray too far from the recipe or you won’t have a real Reibekuchen!

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