The people of Berg worked hard and needed a diet rich in protein. Along the way came into their own culinary traditions. Here I outline some of the most traditional things you can eat in this part of Germany.
From Belgian cuisine, the many regional specialties of Wallonia are less well-known. The Maas Valley merges the well-known traditions of Belgium with the realities of the landscape and the traditions of its aristocratic court.
Düsseldorf is the best place to be in the Lower-Rhine Valley. It has all of the best restaurants, culture and nightlife that the region has to offer. Let's take a quick tour of what there is to discover.
Many of Germany's most iconic dishes are associated with the Rhineland. The urban masses give the regional cuisine hearty flavors with bits of bourgeois color (i.e. less potato). Come explore some lesser-known traditions.
The protagonist of this region's cuisine is the Rhine River. Barges from the North Sea would bring seafood and spices, and barges from the south would bring cloth and potatoes. The wealth of the Rhine led to a wealth of dishes in this region.