List by: itisclaudio, created: 05 Oct 2020, updated: 05 Oct 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

A tradition on St. Martin's Eve or Day is to share in a goose for dinner.

Saint Martin's day, also known as the Funeral of Saint Martin, Martinstag or Martinmas, as well as Old Halloween and Old Hallowmas Eve, is the Funeral day of Saint Martin of Tours (else Martin le Miséricordieux) and is celebrated on 11 November each year. The feast was widely seen as the preferred time for the butchering of "Martinmas beef" from prime, fattened cattle, …

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1. Martinigans


Martinigans is a type of stuffed goose that is widely prepared across Austria as a traditional food on the occasion of St. Martin’s Day. Although there are many variations of this food in Austria, typically it is stuffed with chestnuts and dried plums before it is roasted. The main ingredients are chicken, chicken broth, spices, vegetables, chestnuts, flour, cranberries, sugar. It is very delicious in taste.

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2. Stutenkerl

Kiepenkerl, Weckmann, Klaaskerl, Stutenmann, Hefekerl, Mannele, Mannala, Boxemännchen, Grittibänz, Grättimaa (German) (Luxembourgish) (Swiss)

A Stutenkerl belongs to the Saint Nicholas tradition in the German-speaking countries. It is a pastry made of Stuten, sweet leavened dough, in the form of a man (Kerl is German for 'lad' or 'fellow'). Stutenkerl is available usually around Saint Nicholas' Day, December 6, but in parts of the Rhineland at Saint Martin's Day in November.

There are numerous regional names for the Stutenkerl, such as Kiepenkerl, Weckmann (in the south west), Klaaskerl, Stutenmann, Hefekerl, Mannele (in North Alsace …

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3. Dutch baby pancake

German Pancake, Bismarck, Dutch Puff, Hootenanny (German)

Dutch baby is a large American popover baked in the oven, rather than being fried on both sides on the stove top, it is generally thicker than most pancakes, and it contains no chemical leavening ingredients, such as baking powder.

The idea of a Dutch baby pancake may have been derived from the German Pfannkuchen, but the current form originated in the US in the early 1900s.


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