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German Cooking Glossary
Herbs & Spices - Kräuter & Gewürze

German-English Seasonings and Spices Glossary

Part of our German Cooking Glossary

HERBS | SEASONINGS | SPICES

German Cooking Glossary
Herbs & Spices

Key:
Noun gender: r (der, masc.), e (die, fem.), or s (das, neu.)

Also see the English-German version of this Seasonings Glossary

A
r Anis anise

B
s Basilikum basil
r Beifuß mugwort
r Bockshornklee fenugreek
s Bohnenkraut savory n.
r Boretsch borage
e Brunnenkresse watercress
s Bürzelkraut/Purzelkraut purslane

C
r Cardamom/Kardamom cardamom, cardamon
Cayenne-Pfeffer cayenne pepper
r Coriander cilantro (coriander)
r Cumin cumin
e Curcuma/Kurkuma turmeric
r/s Curry curry

D
r Dill dill

E
e Edelraute rue
r Estragon tarragon

F
r Fenchel fennel
r Fencheltee fennel tea

G
e Gartenkresse nasturtium
e Gelbwurz turmeric
e Gewürznelke (-n) clove(s)

H
r Holunder elder
e Holunderbeere elderberry
Hopfen (pl) hops

I
r Ingwer ginger

K
e Kamille camomile, chamomile
Kapern (pl) capers
r Kapuziner nasturtium
e Kapuzinerkresse nasturtium
r Kerbel chervil
r Knoblauch garlic
r Koriander cilantro, coriander
s Kraut herb
  Kräuter (pl) herbs
e Kräuterbutter herb butter
r Kräuterlikör herbal liqueur
r Kräutertee herb(al) tea
e Kresse cress
r Kreuzkümmel cumin
r Kümmel caraway (seed)
r Kürbissamen pumpkin seed
e Kurkuma turmeric

L
r Lauch (-e) leek(s), allium
r/s Liebstöckel lovage
s Löffelkraut common scurvygrass
s Lorbeerblatt bay leaf
Lorbeerblätter (pl) bay leaves

M
r Majoran majoram, majoran, marjoram
r Majoran sweet majoram, knotted majoram
r Meerrettich horseradish
e Minze mint
r Mohn poppy (seed)
e Muskatnuss nutmeg

N
e Nelke (-n) clove(s)
r Nelkenpfeffer allspice (berries of the pimento tree)

O
r Oregano oregano

P
r Paprika paprika
e Paprikaschote pimento
e Peperoni chili pepper, peperoni (spice)
e Petersilie parsley
r Pfeffer pepper
s Pfefferkorn (-körner) peppercorn(s)
e Pfefferminze peppermint
r Piment allspice (berries of the pimento tree)
r Porree (-s) leek(s), allium
r Portulak, s Bürzelkraut/Purzelkraut purslane
r Puderzucker powdered sugar

R
r Rosmarin rosemary

S
r Safran saffron
r/e Salbei sage
e Schale peel (orange, lemon)
r/e Schickoree chicory
r Schnittlauch chives
r Selleriesamen (-) celery seed(s)
r Senf mustard
Senfkörner (pl) mustard seed
r Sesam sesame
s Steinkraut stonecrop

T
r Thymian thyme
e Tripmadam, s Steinkraut stonecrop

V
e Vanillestange vanilla pod
r Vanillezucker vanilla-flavored sugar

W
e Wacholderbeere juniper berry
Wacholderbeeren (pl) juniper berries
r Waldmeister woodruff
e Wegwarte chicory
e Weinraute rue
r Wermut (seasoning) wormwood
r Wermut (herbal liqueur) vermouth
s Wurstkraut, r Majoran sweet majoram, knotted majoram
würzen v. to season, add seasoning/spices

Y
r Ysop hyssop

Z
e Zichorie (in coffee) chicory
r Zimt cinnamon
e Zitronenmelisse lemon balm
e Zitronenschale (-n) lemon peel(s)
r Zwiebel onion

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