For a curious traveler, Wiesbaden offers something that most German cities do not: a beautiful old town. In contrast to its neighboring cities of Mainz and Frankfurt, Wiesbaden offers an entire city of specacular vistas and 19th century atmosphere.
Silesian Potato Salad
The Silesians (both prewar and today) prefer their potato salads loaded to the brim with ingredients. This recipe features a mayonnaise dressing, carrots, apples, eggs, pickles, onions, and peas. Calling it a potato salad stretches the imagination somewhat.
Rhenish Potato Salad
This recipe comes from the Lower Rhine Valley and has the characteristics of typical Northwest German Potato Salads, that is, a Mayonaise Base, but without other vegetables or pickles. It's made more interesting by the use of apple vinegar in the dressing.
Texas-German Potato Salad
This is a Potato Salad from a family cookbook from German Settlers in Texas, and features the hallmarks of North German potato salads with a Texas-twist.
Sausage Broth Soup (Pfälzer Metzelsuppe)
This recipe from the Palatinate for Metzelsuppe or Sausage Soup is a hearty meat stew made with sausage broth. This version uses the characteristics of liver and blood sausage to form a rich and hearty soup.