How to Cook Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is the German food that most people know the best. It is green cabbage that is sliced very finely and is then fermented by bacteria in lactic acid. This fermentation process is the same as occurs during pickling, and gives the cabbage its sour taste. Thus the dish is known as sauerkraut, or sour cabbage. Sauerkraut can be bought in many German grocery stores and in many outdoor markets in all parts of Germany. You can eat this German delicacy raw, and it is packed with minerals and vitamins…