German food generally consists of Pork, beef, and poultry with pork being the most popular. Among poultry, chicken is most common, although duck, goose, & turkey are also used in traditional German cuisine. Game meats, especially venison, rabbit, and boar are usually available all year round. Lamb and goat are also available, but are not as popular.
Meat is usually pot-roasted or pan-fried, but these recipes originated from France. Throughout Germany, meat is very often eaten as sausages. There are more than 1500 different types of sausage in Germany.
Common German dishes include: Aachener Printen, Hasenpfeffer, Königsberger Klopse, Marzipan, Rouladen, Sauerkraut, Spätzle, Stollen, & Wiener Schnitzel (pictured on the right). German restaurants in Qingdao: