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”.
Apfelklotz (Apple Puff Pastry)
Tafelspitz mit grüner Sauce (boiled beef with herb sauce)
Quiche mit frischem Gemüse (omelette with fresh vegetables)