One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A dish of German origin consisting of beef that is marinated in vinegar with peppercorns, onions, and other seasonings before cooking.
- ‘Cinnamon and allspice chime in a thin, sweet-sour broth that has something in common with sauerbraten or the darker moles.’
- ‘She's seen the world: skateboarded Puerto Rico, surfed the Maldives, snowboarded everywhere from Chile to Japan, and turned her mostly vegetarian nose up at sauerbraten and liver all over Europe.’
- ‘The traditional German restaurant, serving schnitzel, bratwurst, knackwurst, sauerbraten, and large quantities of beer, is rapidly disappearing in Germany.’
- ‘The reality, of course, is that it's often lonely in those fancy hotels or in restaurants chowing down sushi or sauerbraten on your own.’
- ‘It needs time to marinate, like ceviche or kimchee or sauerbraten.’
From German, from sauer ‘sour’ + Braten ‘roast meat’.
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