Favorite German Words

Die Götterspeise = literally, the dish of the gods. Food of the gods in mythology.

In culinary context, it‘s a popular dessert that is like English jelly or American jello, usually in the flavors of either Waldmeister (woodruff, green), Himbeere (raspberry, red), Kirsche (cherry, red) or Zitrone (lemon, yellow). Another word for the dessert is der Wackelpudding = literally, jiggle or wiggle pudding. 🙂 Popular with kids.