Dibbelabbes Saarland’s signature dish is an oven-baked potato-leek hash. Grummbeerkieschelscher Saarland’s version of crispy potato pancakes.. Hoorische (“Hairy” potato dumplings) and Gefillde These dumplings are called “hairy” because of their rough outer texture, and are sometimes stuffed with a ground meat mixture. Bacon gravy A traditional sauce for potato dumplings such as Hoorische or Gefillde. … Continue reading “Recipe Collections – Recipes from Saarland”
Saarland’s signature dish, Dibbelabbes, is an oven-baked potato-leek hash, prepared from grated raw potatoes, bacon or pork belly and leeks in a Dibbe (pot) and baked in the oven.
The German region of Rhineland refers to the area of land on either side of the Rhine River and consists of the states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and parts of the Saarland. While North Rhine-Westphalia is one of Germany’s major industrial areas, it’s also a very prominent agricultural state. Especially in the Northern region, around … Continue reading “Rhineland Specialties: Foods from North Rhine Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate”
In both area and population, Saarland is the smallest German state, apart from the city-states Berlin, Bremen and Hamburg. Saarland is named after the Saar River, which is a tributary of the Mosel River, which, in turn is a Rhine tributary. The state borders France (département of the Moselle) in the south and west, Luxembourg … Continue reading “Saarland: the French-German Connection”