It's seasonal, it's healthy (unless you go heavy on the salo - fat) and it's cheap. It's pretty crude cooking too, so anyone can make it. But most importantly it's delicious!
You are a bit stuffed, if you are a vegetarian. We don't cater for non-meat eaters much, unless it's Lent. And then - there is a whole world of Lent food available to you.
Let me convince you that going East of the river Rhine for your culinary kicks is worthwhile. Aren't you bored of variations of the Mediterranean diet? Just be brave. We do eat some weird but yummy stuff.