The beauty of these Alsatian dishes and the cuisine in general is that it incorporates the very best cooking styles of France and Germany. The cuisine belongs to the Alsace region in north-eastern France that borders Switzerland and Germany, and is rich in heritage. Hearty portions, lots of meats and cheese and classic comfort food makes the dishes here so tasty.
You might not be able to travel there right now, but we wanted to highlight some of the best recipes from the region. These recipes come from the very best food bloggers in the world, so make sure to bookmark their sites.
Alsatian cuisine is the sort of food that is made for sharing with friends and family. Time to get into the kitchen and cook up some classic Alsatian dishes.
The Best Alsatian Dishes
Enjoy the French German flavours of Alsace even if you can’t make it to Europe. While the techniques are simple with this dish, the flavours are out of this world.
Recipe created by Mary
Choucroute Garnie is a hearty Alsatian dish that’s loaded with cured pork, sausages and of course Choucroute (Sauerkraut), the perfect way to warm up on a cold winter day.
Recipe created by Marc.
This tart is every bit as pretty as it is tasty. The final version looks like a work of art and a slice of this will put a smile on anyones face.
Recipe created by Denisa.
This simple blueberry pie is a typical late-Summer dessert from Alsace. If you’re visiting Alsace in the Summer, you’ll most definitely find a blueberry pie, under one of the two names, in every restaurant, cafe and inn you’ll step foot in.
Recipe created by Audrey.
An all-time classic with flakey pastry, wonderfully crisp bacon and caramelized onions that are a match made in heaven.
Recipe created by Kate.
This is a recipe that shows that really good food doesn’t have to be complicated and often relies on the best ingredients. Every mouthful will taste absolutely sublime.
Recipe created by Greg.
One of the most famous and sought after ingredients in French cooking. This recipe presses it into a terrine for maximum flavour.
Recipe created by Florence.
This traditional Alsatian stew will come as a true revelation to you, a shining light that will guide you through the cold winter evenings to come.
Recipe created by Ginger.