Do you know what a “Laibchen” is?

How would you translate “bread rolls” into German? I thought everybody called them “Brötchen”, but I’ve just read on the Deutsche Welle website that other names are used, too – including “Schrippe”, “Wecken” und “Semmel”.

Read the text to find out what people call that crusty dry end of a loaf of bread. And find out the names of seven more German foods.

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Written by Christine Burgmer

22. June 2017