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Mouthwatering Food at Oktoberfest: 5 Popular Dishes You Need to Try

Mouthwatering Food at Oktoberfest: 5 Popular Dishes You Need to Try

Do you like experimenting with your food choices? If so, we are here to make your day! Oktoberfest cuisines are worth a try! German cuisine's authentic taste and exotic aroma will make you dig in right away. 

Oktoberfest is one colorful event. We have a suggestion if you’re running out of ideas for your theme parties. Throw an Oktoberfest theme party to relive your Bavarian moments. You can make things more exciting with authentic German food and traditions.

Germans are fond of sausages, Lederhosen, and folk music. You can buy Lederhosen to be one of them. Lederhosen's sheer durability and extravagant details will give you a dynamic look.

Are you ready to dive into the colorful and flavorsome world of Germans? Let’s dig in!

Pro tip: Oktoberfest theme parties are not only restricted to adults. You can incorporate activities like face painting, crafting, and carnival games for kids.


Buy Lederhosen and Enjoy Your German Feast Like a Bavarian!

German feasts are hard to resist! But do you know what’s even harder to resist? It is surely a perfectly tailored Lederhosen. The extravagant details, embossed embroidery patterns, and dusky hues will captivate your thoughts.

You can now get experimental with your Lederhosen choices. We offer a wide range of alternatives to create a unique German look. Tour the store to make your choices more exciting. 

Nevertheless, there are also choices in German cuisine. Check out choices for meat, sweet, and veg lovers.

What an authentic German menu looks like:

Meat Lovers

  1. Bratwurst
  2. Schweinshaxe 
  3. Pork
  4. Roasted chicken

Sweet Tooth

  1. Pretzels
  2. Apple Strudel
  3. Black forest cake
  4. Eierkuchen

Veg Lovers

  1.  Sauerkraut
  2. Käsespätzle
  3. Kartoffelpuffer
  4. Käsesalat
  5. Maultaschen

German cuisines have to offer something for all. Nevertheless, you can try the most popular German cuisines at Oktoberfest. Listed below are some of the most tempting dishes in Germany.

  • Bratwurst

Germans are heavy on meat dishes. They are often known as ‘meat lovers.’ The most popular dish served at Oktoberfest has to be Bratwurst. This traditional sausage dish is made of pork, beef, or veal.

You can easily dig at it as it's cooked on a grill. Bratwurst is an ideal choice for fitness enthusiasts as well. This German dish is served with sauerkraut and mustard. 

The perfectly cooked meat with bursts of German flavors will satisfy your taste buds. Also, you can accompany your meat dishes with chilled beers.

  • Pretzels

Attending an Oktoberfest and not trying the most popular Pretzels is not possible. The unique shape of butter-soft bread will instantly attract you. Pretzels are a must-try food item when it is in Germany. 

Nonetheless, you can now bake pretzels at home. Follow along with this authentic recipe to treat yourself!

Authentic Pretzel Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons baking soda
  • Coarse salt for sprinkling
  • Optional toppings: sesame seeds, poppy seeds, grated cheese, etc.

Method

Step#1 Dissolve yeast in warm water and set aside for 5 minutes.

Step#2: Add salt, sugar, and flour to a mixing bowl. Make a well in the center and pour in the yeast mixture.

Step#3 Transfer mixtures on a flat surface and knead them for 5-7 minutes. Later place it in a greased bowl until it becomes smooth and elastic.

Step#4 Make small balls out of the dough and shape them. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Place your pretzels on parchment paper on a baking tray. 

Step# 5 Bake it till you reach golden brown color. 

Step# 6 Sprinkle it with poppy seeds and serve with a cheese or mustard dip.

Pro tip: Form a U-shape with a rope for a perfect Pretzel shape. Cross the ends over each other for a perfect knot.

  • Sauerkraut

Germans are not only big fans of meat but must also offer vegetarian items. Sauerkraut is a cabbage dish and is commonly served with German dishes. 

The tangy flavor of this dish will give a burst of flavor. Sausages and pork dishes complement it.

  • Schweinshaxe (Pork Knuckle)

Oktoberfest is a great place if you’re fond of pork dishes. Thai Bavarian pork roasted dishes will be heaven for meat lovers. Cooked on slow heat, you can enjoy tender meat all time.

Also, the crisp skin of pork knuckles will make it the most succulent dish of all time. This dish is served with potato dumplings and cabbage salad. 

  • Apple Strudel

Apple Strudel is a show stealer at Oktoberfest. It is a thinly layered pastry with spiced apple filling. The flaky texture and balance of sweet and tart flavors will be a perfect choice for desert lovers.

German cuisines are hard to resist and will give you bursts of flavors. Oktoberfest is a must-attend for you if you're a food lover!

For more queries, read the FAQs.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

What are some traditional beverages other than beer?

Germany is widely known for its variety of beers. However, you can try out other beverages like:

List of German Beverages

  1. Apfelschorle (apple juice mixed with sparkling water)
  2. glühwein (mulled wine, especially during the Christmas season),
  3. schnapps (fruit brandies)
  4. Jägermeister

You can also try various choices in coffee. 

Are German portions generally large?

German portion size depends on the dish or the restaurant you’re ordering. However, you can find generous portions in Germany. You can ask for portion sizes to order as per your preference.

Is German food mostly meat-based?

Germans do have a meat-centric culinary tradition. However, vegetarian options are also available, like käsespätzle (cheese noodles), käsesalat (cheese salad), and various vegetable stews. 

Final Comments

Visiting Oktoberfest is about meeting new people and exploring new sites and food items! You can never have dull moments at Oktoberfest. To make your moments even more exciting. Pick a high-end Lederhosen. 

At Oktoberfest Wear, we ensure your Lederhosen is as happening as Oktoberfest. Buy Lederhosen and set the right mood for Oktoberfest. Discover the most trendy Lederhosen today!

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