• Recipes
  • Clear Vegetable Soup (Gemüsesuppe)

    In the colder months the Swiss supermarkets sell handy packets of fresh soup vegetables. It’s very quick and easy to make a delicious soup with these vegetables. We like eating this soup with homemade bread croutons, which is a great way to use up near-stale bread. This vegetable soup as accompanied me all though my […]

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  • Swiss Meat Loaf (Hackbraten)

    Hackbraten (Swiss meat loaf) is a classic Swiss dish; in my family it used to a firm favourite for Sunday lunch. When I was a child, we used to buy ours at a butchery in Winterthur. It was  by far the best Hackbraten around, but sadly, like so many other butcheries, this one had shut […]