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German Cooking Glossary
Herbs & Spices - Kräuter & Gewürze

English-German Seasonings and Spices Glossary

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HERBS | SEASONINGS | SPICES

German Cooking Glossary
Herbs & Spices

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

Also see the German-English version of this Seasonings Glossary

A
allspice (berries of pimento tree) r Nelkenpfeffer, r Piment
anise r Anis

B
basil s Basilikum
bay leaf s Lorbeerblatt
bay leaves Lorbeerblätter (pl)
borage r Boretsch

C
camomile, chamomile e Kamille
capers Kapern (pl)
caraway (seed) r Kümmel
cardamom, cardamon Kardamom, Cardamom
cayenne pepper Cayenne-Pfeffer
celery seed(s) r Selleriesamen (-)
chervil r Kerbel
chicory e Wegwarte, r/e Schickoree, e Zichorie (in coffee)
chili pepper e Peperoni
chives r Schnittlauch
cilantro (coriander) r Koriander
cinnamon r Zimt
clove(s) e Nelke (-n), e Gewürznelke (-n)
common scurvygrass s Löffelkraut
coriander r Coriander/Koriander
cress e Kresse/Brunnenkresse
cumin r Cumin, r Kreuzkümmel
curry r/s Curry

D
dill r Dill

E
elder r Holunder
elderberry e Holunderbeere

F
fennel r Fenchel
fennel tea r Fencheltee
fenugreek r Bockshornklee

G
garlic r Knoblauch
ginger r Ingwer

H
hops Hopfen (pl)
horseradish r Meerrettich
hyssop r Ysop

J
juniper berry e Wacholderbeere
juniper berries Wacholderbeeren (pl)

L
leek(s), allium r Lauch (-e), r Porree (-s)
lemon balm e Zitronenmelisse
lemon peel(s) e Zitronenschale (-n)
lovage r/s Liebstöckel

M
majoram, majoran, marjoram r Majoran
mint e Minze
mugwort r Beifuß
mustard r Senf
mustard seed Senfkörner (pl)

N
nasturtium e Gartenkresse, r Kapuziner, e Kapuzinerkresse
nutmeg e Muskatnuss

O
onion r Zwiebel
oregano r Oregano

P
paprika r Paprika
parsley e Petersilie
peel (orange, lemon) e Schale
peperoni, chili pepper e Peperoni
peperoni, chili pepper r Paprika (Switz.)
pepper r Pfeffer
peppercorn s Pfefferkorn (-körner)
peppermint e Pfefferminze
pimento e Paprikaschote
poppy (seed) r Mohn
powdered sugar r Puderzucker
pumpkin seed r Kürbissamen
purslane r Portulak, s Bürzelkraut/Purzelkraut

R
rosemary r Rosmarin
rue e Weinraute, e Edelraute

S
saffron r Safran
sage r/e Salbei
savory n. s Bohnenkraut
season, add seasoning/spices v. würzen
sesame seeds Sesamkörner (pl), r Sesam
stonecrop e Tripmadam, s Steinkraut
sweet majoram, knotted majoram s Wurstkraut, r Majoran

T
tarragon r Estragon
thyme r Thymian
turmeric e Curcuma/Kurkuma, e Gelbwurz

V
vanilla-flavored sugar r Vanillezucker
vanilla pod e Vanillestange
vermouth r Wermut (herbal liqueur)

W
watercress e Brunnenkresse
woodruff r Waldmeister
wormwood r Wermut (seasoning)

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