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This treat is known as the "King of Cakes" in Germany.


An almond-sugar-egg-white paste is molded into the shapes of fruits, flowers and animals.

Rote Grutze

A raspberry puree partnered with cream, whipped cream or ice cream.

Schwarzwalter Kirschtorte

Chocolate layer cake augmented with sour cherries and whipped cream.


Christmas cake. Studded with candied fruit. Originated in Dresden, but it is now admired throughout Germany.

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Sausage chunks doused with a curry sauce.

Donar Kebab

Turkish inspiration invented in Berlin, now sold around the world. Mass of ground lamb is grilled on a vertical spit, then sliced and served on pita bread.

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