• Recipes
  • Homemade Swiss Pasta (Spätzli and Knöpfli)

    The many ways to eat Spätzli and Knöpfli While you can find ready-made Spätzli in the convenience food shelves of all Swiss supermarkets, this is one of those dishes where home-made is so much tastier than factory-made. They are versatile too; they’re delicious with any meat and brown sauce (meatballs, chicken breasts, Gschnätzlets (sliced meat […]

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  • Pear Buns (Birnweggen)

    Birnweggenfüllung (pear bun filling) is one of the more exotic products a foreign tourist can take home from a Swiss supermarket. We Swiss seem to have a thing with dried pears. There are many desserts and breads based on them. Two of the most popular breads are Birnbrot (pear bread) and Birnweggen (pear buns). You […]

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  • Risotto Alla Milanese

    Risotto Milanese, the yellow, Saffron-infused risotto from Milan, is one of my family’s staples. It’s so tasty that it doesn’t require much else to make a delicious dinner – a little grated parmesan cheese is already enough for us if we’re in a hurry. To make it a little more colourful and varied, you could […]