Braunschweiger is traditionally made from liverwurst, or the liver of pigs. It is a soft and spreadable with the liver flavor. It is used as a filling for sandwiches and spread for crackers. In making braunschweiger, pork fat is combined with the liver and the mixture is seasoned with spices such as black pepper, cloves and allspice. Braunschweiger got its name from the German City where it originated.