Ready for Easter? Recipes for Lent, and Soup to Bridge the Seasons

Leipzig Allerei, Vegetable Hodgepodge

Lenten Recipes from Kitchens and Cloisters

Our collection of recipes for Lent includes regional recipes and recipes from various religious orders. During Lent, practicing Christians strive for nutritious simplicity in their food, so that their focus may remain on contemplation and repentance in advance of Easter. These recipes include a selection of simple, mostly plant-based recipes that offer simplicity without too much deprivation.

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Easter Specialties 2023
Bibbelsche Bean Soup

Soups to Take You From Winter to Spring

Soup recipes to turn to all season long — to warm you in winter, lighten your diet in Lent, and nourish you in spring! Our soup favorites are ready to provide what you need to bridge the seasons…

Krauts and Beets, Lenten Superfoods

Sauerkraut and red beets, the Lenten Superfoods, are back in vogue, not just with health nuts, but also fast food fans and party animals in Germany and North America. They are healthy, versatile, tasty, and require little preparation, especially when they are consumed in pickled form.

Beet and Kraut Salad
Eggs in Green Sauce

German Recipes for Easter Week

In Germany, as in other countries, the Easter season is marked by traditional dishes, cakes and confectionery. Here’s a collection of recipes for the most important days of Easter week, namely Maundy Thursday (Gründonnerstag), Good Friday (Karfreitag) and Easter Sunday (Ostersonntag).

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