Germany has many different regions and landscapes, and they are home to a huge variety of recipes and ingredients for cooking and baking. So put on your favourite apron and embark on a culinary voyage of discovery through Germany’s 16 federal states from the comfort of your own kitchen!

From the North Sea coast to the Alps, Germany boasts a multitude of traditional recipes that have been passed down the generations for centuries, shaped by regional ingredients, the climate conditions and local history. From hearty home-cooked fare to enticing sweets and cakes, many of these typical recipes are simple to prepare and often require only a few ingredients. For instance, there’s Frankfurt’s famous green sauce, which Goethe proclaimed to be his favourite dish. Our Swabian maultaschen, meanwhile, will instantly transport you to a quaint south-German inn, and the Thuringian rostbratwurst represents 600 years of culinary heritage. So pots at the ready, it’s time to cook!