• Recipes
  • Swiss Fudge (Nidelzältli)

    Another treat you’ll find at every Swiss Chilbi (funfair) are Nidelzältli (also called Caramelzältli or Rahmtäfeli or fudge in English. Zältli means candy. These are sold in bags at the same stall as the Magenbrot, caramelised almonds, white nougat and candy floss. Swiss fudge exists in two varieties: soft and hard. Below are the recipes […]

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  • Vanilla sauce (Vanillesauce)

    Vanillesauce (vanilla sauce), a liquidy form of custard, is used often in Swiss cooking, for example together with: Apple strudel (Apfelstrudel) Cherry bread pudding (Chriesiauflauf) Apple fritters (Öpfelchüechli) Steamed yeast dumplings (Dampfnudeln) Vanilla sauce is quick and easy to make from scratch which I usually do – it’s tastier than shop bought and not containing […]