German language - food and drink

Our eastern neighbors, the Germans, have a very different language than we Dutch. If you want to buy something to eat or drink on holiday or on a day trip, these words in German may be useful!

Vorspeisen (appetizers)

GermanDutch
AppetithäppchenSnacks
BauernfrühstückScrambled eggs with ham
FischsuppeFishsoup
FleischpasteteMeat pie
Frosch shankFrogs' legs
Crab salatshrimp salad
Kraftbrühe with eggBroth with egg
Ochsenschwanzsuppeoxtailsoup
RäucherlachsSmoked salmon
Roher SchinkenRaw ham
RohkostRaw food
SchildkrötensuppeTurtle soup
Schinkenröllchen mit SpargelAsparagus ham rolls
Strammer MaxBouncer
TagessupeSoup of the day
WeinbergschneckenVineyard snails
WurstplatteAssorted cold meats
Zwiebelsuppeonion soup

Fisch (fish and molluscs and crustaceans)

GermanDutch
EelEel
AusternOysters
BarbeBarbel
BrasseBream
Fischfrikadellenfish croquettes
FlunderBone
ForelleTrout
ClosePike
HummerLobster
JakobsmuschelnScallops
KabeljauCodfish
KarpfenCarp
KrebsCrayfish
KrustentiereShellfish
Lachssalmon
LangusteLobster
MatheringHerring
MeeresfrüchteSeafood
MuschelnMussels
RotbarschRedfish
SchellfischHaddock
SchollePlaice
SeelachsSaithe
SeezungeTongue
ThunfischTuna
TintenfischSquid
ZanderPike

Fleisch (meat)

GermanDutch
BockwurstCooked sausage
FrikadellenMeatballs
EisbeinMarinated pork leg
GeschnetzeltesMeat cut into strips
HackbratenRoast minced meat
HammelfleischMutton
KaldaunenPens
KatenwurstSmoked farm sausage
KohlrouladenCabbage leaves stuffed with minced meat
LammfleischLamb
LeberLiver
SirloinRoast tenderloin
Mürbebratensirloin
PökelfleischBrine meat
RäucherpeckSmoked bacon
RindfleischBeef
RipbreakingRib piece
SauerbratenMarinated and roasted beef
SchinkenHam
ComplaintDish of pork and sauerkraut
SchmorbratenStewed meat
SchweinehaxePig leg
SpanferkelSuckling pig
SteakSteak
ZungeTongue

Wild und Geflügel (game and poultry)

GermanDutch
BirkhahnKorhaan
EnteA D
FasanPheasant
GooseGoose
HanchenRooster
HirschDeer
HuhnChicken
Kaninchenrabbit
MasthühnchenFattened chicken
PerlhuhnGuinea fowl
PuterTurkey
RebhuhnPartridge
Reh (rücken)Roe (back)
TaubePigeon
TruthahnTurkey
WachtelQuail
WildschweinWild boar

Gemüse (vegetables)

GermanDutch
(Blumen) kohl(Cauliflower
BratkartoffelnBaked potatoes
Chicoréechicory
EndivienEndive
ErbsenGarden peas
Grüne BohnenGreen beans
Grüner SalatCabbage lettuce
GrünkohlKale
GurkeCucumber
KarotsRoots
KartoffelnPotatoes
KnoblauchGarlic
KresseWatercress
MeerrettichHorseradish
PellkartoffelnBaked potatoes
RotkohlRed cabbage
Saubohnenbroad beans
Sauerkrautsauerkraut
SellerieCelery
SpargelAsparagus
ZucchiniCourgettes
ZwiebelnOnions

Nachspeisen (desserts)

GermanDutch
RequirementIce
GötterspeiseBerry pudding
KaiserschmarrenPancake strips with syrup
KaltschaleCold fruit soup
Cheese counterCheese board
ObstFruit
ObstkuchenFruitcake
OstsalatFruit salad
Rote GrützeRaspberry pudding
WindbeutelCream puff

Getränke (drinks)

GermanDutch
AlsterwasserBeer with lemon lemonade
ApfelweinApple cider
BeerBeer
EierlikörLawyer
FruchtsaftFruit juice
Mulled wineWarm red wine with spices
KaffeeCoffee
KakaoHot chocolate
KirschwasserCherry brandy
KornGrain gin
MilchMilk
Mineral washerMineral water
SchnappsA drink
SektSparkling wine
TeeTea
WeinWine
WeinbrandBrandy
ZwetschgenwasserPlum brandy

Video: Learn German Vocabulary. 25 useful Food items in everyday life. Lebensmittel (April 2020).

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