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Lufthansa Airlines is Now Offering Special Business Class Meals

 - Jul 5, 2018
References: lh-menu.de & foodandwine
LSG Group—Lufthansa Airlines' catering group—recently embarked on a 'Space Food Mission' that takes inspiration from German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who is based at the International Space Station for six months. As such, Lufthansa Airlines is now offering an astronaut-inspired menu option for its business class passengers who are on long flights.

The program pulls inspiration from Gerst's "bonus meal," a nostalgic treat that helps to provide astronauts with a comforting taste of home through familiar flavors. During a trip to space, bonus food plays a strong part in supporting an astronaut's physical and psychological well-being, with the bonus meals making up about 10% of their total provisions.

To share what Gerst finds the most comforting, LSG developed a cheese spaetzle recipe with bacon, chicken ragout and mushrooms.