German Mardi Gras Traditions
Everything you need to know about German Mardi Gras Traditions. Mardi Gras is called Carnival, Fasching or Fassenacht in Germany. The opening of the so called fifth season is November 11th at 11:11 am. Carnival ends after the peak of shrove Monday and shrove Tuesday with it’s popular parades. In between there are many traditional events for and with the public.
But there is more about German Mardi Gras traditions. Good food, drinks and music! Oma likes to share authentic recipes like the pork lard with apples and onions as appetizer. The most famous dessert are the homemade German doughnuts. Recipes for finger food like a decorative hedgehog with curry meat balls are also one of the many choices.
The right music to get into the mood is very important too. After all it’s about German Mardi Gras traditions. An ultimate playlist provides 44 classic songs for Carneval or Mardi Gras in Germany.