Food, glorious food!
Hot sausage and mustard!
While we’re in the mood —
Cold jelly and custard!
Pease pudding and saveloys!
What next is the question?

Ah, yes, Oliver had the right idea and we came to the right place. Underrated Germany – home of some mighty fine vittles.

Let’s take a look at some of what has come our way.

Simple breakfast beginning, at our clean and pleasant hostel near downtown Munich. This is the standard German fare-cheese, meats, egg and rolls.

Simple breakfast beginning, at our clean and pleasant hostel near downtown Munich. This is the standard German fare-cheese, meats, egg and rolls.

This shows a portion of the hostel dining room - clean and orderly, like the whole place.

This shows a portion of the hostel dining room – clean and orderly, like the whole place.

Coffee with blanket, please!

Coffee with blanket, please!

We had lunch sort of on the run, in a clean, orderly place with a very limited cafeteria style menu at a good price. The pasta was reheated for exactly 18 seconds in hot water, as was explained to us.

We had lunch sort of on the run, in a clean, orderly place with a very limited cafeteria style menu at a good price. The pasta was reheated for exactly 18 seconds in hot water, as was explained to us.

Another lunchtime, we wandered into a nice little deli with fine selections. We picked pre made items and ate with others at a stand-up table.

Another lunchtime, we wandered into a nice little deli with fine selections. We picked pre made items and ate with others at a stand-up table.

Suzi exploring the innards of her deli wrap.

Suzi exploring the innards of her deli wrap.

Diet be gone. When in Nürnberg at Christmas you have a steamed bun with vanilla sauce, outdoors, standing. Double yum.

Diet be gone. When in Nürnberg at Christmas you have a steamed bun with vanilla sauce, outdoors, standing. Double yum.

Smoked fish underground in a subway courtyard.

Smoked fish underground in a subway courtyard.

There were even more smoked fish selections. Eva would go crazy. She loves her smoked fish.

There were even more smoked fish selections. Eva would go crazy. She loves her smoked fish.

On the street, in the marketplace - 9 pound loaves of real bread. Salivate!

On the street, in the marketplace – 9 pound loaves of real bread. Salivate!

In Nürnberg you eat their famous little sausages and sauerkraut. Nuf said. Delish.

In Nürnberg you eat their famous little sausages and sauerkraut. Nuf said. Delish.

The afternoon treat - little sugar, lots of cream. Just the way we like it. It goes well with coffee, too.

The afternoon treat – little sugar, lots of cream. Just the way we like it. It goes well with coffee, too.

Now really. How could Nürnberg have a street named "grilled burgers"?

Now really. How could Nürnberg have a street named “grilled burgers”?

It may be winter but the citizens are not deprived of their fruits and veggies. In the grocery stores the prices are often lower than in the States.

It may be winter but the citizens are not deprived of their fruits and veggies. In the grocery stores the prices are often lower than in the States.

These Germans love their food.

These Germans love their food.

How can anyone decide when there are so many choices?

How can anyone decide when there are so many choices?

Well, it looked good in the display case. Can't win them all.

Well, it looked good in the display case. Can’t win them all.

Some might call this food for the gods.

Some might call this food for the gods.

Traditional restaurants are so very special. Today we're being treated by friends.

Traditional restaurants are so very special. Today we’re being treated by friends.

I spring for the local lamb which was as tasty and tender as I've ever had. And look at those fried, fresh dumplings.

I spring for the local lamb which was as tasty and tender as I’ve ever had. And look at those fried, fresh dumplings.

Ahh. Suzi fixed this one last night in the Alps. She does great stir-frys. The Swiss cheese from raw milk is so much better than we can get in the States. Damn those over protective food laws. The Gewürtztraminer was just the right wine for the occasion. Bon Appetite, one and all.

Ahh. Suzi fixed this one last night in the Alps. She does great stir-frys. The Swiss cheese from raw milk is so much better than we can get in the States. Damn those over protective food laws. The Gewürtztraminer was just the right wine for the occasion. Bon Appetite, one and all.

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