• Recipes
  • Orange Chocolate Wholemeal Cookies

    These bisquits aren’t part of the gang of famous Swiss Christmas cookies but they are delicious and a must-have in my family’s Wiehnachtsguezli (Christmas cookies) collection. The wholemeal adds some richness to the bisquits which I really love. What’s more, orange and chocolate are just a match made in heaven. For more Swiss Christmas cookies […]

  • Food Knowledge
  • A Swiss Foodie Christmas Song

    December is here and with it the by the Swiss much loved Vorwiehnachtsziit (lit. pre-Christmas time). During this Vorwienachtsziit I’d like to introduce you to some traditional, food-related Swiss Christmas things. First up is Andrew Bond, a musician who’s dearly loved by Swiss children and adults alike. He makes children’s songs but they’re so good […]

  • Swiss Food Topics
  • Swiss Christmas: The Manual

    Trying to figure out the subtleties of Christmas traditions in a foreign country can be tricky – while you can see all the food and other things that are on display in the shops, knowing what people actually do at home is not always easy to figure out. Here’s our Swiss Christmas manual! One. Adventskranz […]

  • Recipes
  • Beetroot Smoothie

    While Swiss beetroot is available all year round (freshly harvested from spring to autumn and stored in cool warehouses over the winter months), for me it’s a typical vegetable to fall back on during the winter months, because in summer there are so many other locally grown vegetables available. This smoothie with raw beetroot is […]

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  • Meat Fondue (Fondue Chinoise)

    Christmas Eve is the start of the peak of the Swiss Fondue Chinoise season – the peak lasts until New Years’ Eve. This fondue and the Filet im Teig (pork or veal fillet wrapped in pastry) are the two main Christmas and New Year’s eve dinner meals in Switzerland. When I was a child in […]