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German foods that are tastier than they sound

Kate Müser
September 5, 2018

You can argue about just how tasty German cuisine is. But these dishes have such quirky names, you just have to sink your teeth into them. Here's a look at our favorite 10 unusually named dishes.

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Would you eat a cold dog or spaghetti ice cream? And "Muckefuck" can't possibly be edible, can it? Actually, these are all names of German food items that are arguably more delicious than they sound – whether or not they're your cup of tea. 

Click through the gallery above for more German food with funny names. In the gallery below, explore a German classic that can be eaten in countless ways: sausage.

And find more from Meet the Germans on YouTube or at dw.com/MeettheGermans.

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