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Saurkraut in English History?

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Saurkraut in English History?

mothrpoet | Jan 1, 2012 05:03 PM

My paternal grandmother's family were fresh-off-the -boat at the turn of the century from Northumberland, England. Their traditional New Year's Day meal was always roast pork braised in saurkraut with flour dumplings on top. No one was Germanic, and I cannot understand why these Brits ate saurkraut. Can anyone cast a light on this mystery for me?

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