Trying German bread varieties and Laugengebäck
Part two of bread week! Today I’m comparing and tasting some bread rolls and ‘Laugengebäck’ from the local bakery! 😀 Which bread should I try next? Mini Deutsch dictionary is below:

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das Brot – bread
das Mischbrot – bread made from rye and wheat
das Vollkornbrot – wholegrain bread
das Toastbrot – bread for toasting
das Brötchen – bread roll
Weltmeister – a type of bread (literally: world champion)
Mehrkorn – multi-grain
der Mohn – poppyseed
das Hafervollkornbrot – wholegrain oat bread
der Roggen – rye
das Kürbiskernbrot – pumpkin kernel bread
das Sonnenblumenkernbrot – sunflower kernel bread
der Pumpernickel – pumpernickel
der Brotkorb – bread basket
das Laugengebäck – lye baked goods
die Lauge – lye
die Bretzel – pretzel
die Laugenstange – pretzel breadstick

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• Museum der Brotkultur in Ulm – http://www.museum-brotkultur.de/

• Laugengebäck song from ZDF Neo Magazin – https://youtu.be/YSAqTdc-Y2g

• Quiz results … Sales of bread in Deutschland in 2014:
Mischbrot – 33.7%
Toastbrot – 19.3%
Mehrkornbrot – 15.4%
Volkornbrot/Schwarzbrot – 10.3%
Weizenbrot – 5.4%
Roggenbrot – 5.4%
Other types – 10.4%

Source: Zentralverein d. Deutsches Bäckerhandwerks e.V. (2014) from statement of GfK.

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