This simple stew recipe comes from an old family cookbook from Basel. The city's cuisine reflects its place in the Rhineland rather than Switzerland, and similar recipes are found in neighboring Freiburg and Alsace. Basel in the 18th and early 19th centuries was quite poor, and its traditional dishes reflect this provincial character.
Eichsfeld Beer and Pepper Stew
This simple stew recipe comes from a town in Thuringia. Given the ingredients, it could plausibly be described as a fairly generic German beef goulash recipe.
Potato and Beer Soup
Though this recipe comes from the Lower Rhine, potato soup and beer can be found anywhere in Germany, so it's more of a modern take on a classic potato soup recipe.
Potato Soup from the Lower Rhine
Many of the region's most famous recipes combine both the "Apple of the Sky" and the "Apple of the Earth". This recipe is a slightly different interpretation from the standard German potato soup recipe, incorporating sour apples that the region was once known for.
Creamy Horseradish Soup
This recipe comes from Baden in Germany, and its original recipe is simply grated horseradish, briefly simmered in cream. Baden is located along one of the most picturesque wine regions in Europe, and this soup incorporates a dash of the region's ubiquitous riesling