The marked trail known as the Lower Saxony Asparagus Route links major asparagus-growing areas such as Burgdorf, Nienburg, Braunschweig and Gifhorn.The asparagus museum in Nienburg is dedicated to this seasonal vegetable, which is served from the end of April to the end of June, usually with potatoes, ham and hollandaise sauce. Original Salzwedel baumkuchen (tree cake) is undoubtedly the Altmark region's most famous speciality. The cake is not cut into wedges like a torte, but served in small crescent-shaped slices.The overwhelming pull of the city's famous altbier lures visitors to the old quarter, where more than 260 bars and restaurants provide plenty of opportunity for sampling Düsseldorf's top-fermented beer.Asparagus growing has a long tradition in Lower Saxony .
In fact, however, the various territories, principalities, counties, and cities enjoyed a large degree of autonomy and retained distinctive names and traditions, even after the founding of the nation-state—the Kaiserreich or German Empire—in 1871.
Whatever the texture, it always tastes heavenly, especially when topped with nuts, almonds or cherries.
Printen came into being when Napoleon cut mainland Europe off from imported sugar supplies.
Düsseldorf is home to a great many traditional and inviting bars and restaurants, gourmet establishments and other foodie havens.
Some of these are indisputably among the best in Germany.