Smoortaal and Ammerländer ham
Holidays in Ammerland mean sitting under trees, forgetting the daily
grind and enjoying a quiet corner and »ammersche« specialities. Try
asking a local to name something typical for the region – usually he
will break into a smile and start enthusing about Smoortaal,
Ammerländer ham, kale and black bread with sausage.
»Ammersche« hospitality has always been characterised by enjoyment of
the good things in life and by cosiness. And even though the
traditional regional cuisine has been refined in many speciality
restaurants, the motto in guesthouses here is still »let’s get
together«! One of the most popular culinary specialities is Smoortaal.
Eating this cooked eel with your fingers is not only allowed – it’s