Recipe Collections – Recipes from Frankfurt and Hesse

Culinary specialties in Hessen vary according to the region. Influences from the neighboring state of Thuringia are found Northern Hessen, whereas in Southern Hessen, culinary specialties are inspired by the cuisine of the Rheinhessen and Franconia areas. Whatever the area of influence, potatoes and bread figure heavily in “Hessische Küche”.

Bethmännchen (Frankfurter Christmas Cookies)

Eier in Grüner Sauce ( Eggs in Frankfurter Green Sauce)

Frankfurter & Potato Salad “Carneval”

Frankfurter Kranz

Frankfurter Suppe (Frankfurt Soup)

Gekochtes Rindfleisch mit Grüner Sosse (Beef with Green Sauce)

Handkäse mit Musik (Marinated Cheese)

Hessische Brotsuppe (Bread Soup)


Krautwickel (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls)

Rippchen mit Kraut (Smoked Pork with Sauerkraut)

Apfelklotz (Apple Puff Pastry)

Tafelspitz mit grüner Sauce (boiled beef with herb sauce)

Quiche mit frischem Gemüse (omelette with fresh vegetables)