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20 Fruits in German: The Sweet and Simple Guide to German Fruits

fruits in german

These days, sugar’s in everything.

But the first sugar refinery wasn’t built in Germany until 1573, so what did Germans do before that?

Well, they had to sweeten their food with other things, primarily fruit.

Consequently, German cuisine features …

6 German “Word of the Day” Resources to Get Your Daily Serving of German


When I lived in Germany, I had a daily routine.

In the morning I’d learn a German word of the day on my phone over my bowl of müsli.

Then, I’d spend the day rolling the word around in my …