• Swiss Food Books
  • Ovo Book

    In a previous post I wrote about the history of Ovomaltine and its significance in Switzerland. While Ovomaltine is great as a drink with milk, it’s also delicious eaten straight out of the tin or spinkled on a buttered slice of bread – which is one of the most popular breakfast options in our house. […]

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  • Food Books: Tiptopf

    If there’s a cookbook that most Swiss born after 1970 know from their youth, it’s Tiptopf. Thousands of Swiss have acquired their basic cooking skills with this cookbook, most of them during their teenage school cooking lessons. This cookbook was developed for the Swiss Hauswirtschaftsunterricht (home economics), with its first edition issued in 1986. In […]

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  • Interview: Nicole von Alltagskoller (deutsch)

    English version here Alltagskoller ist das innovative Kochbuch aus der Schweiz für alle, die nicht viel Zeit haben und trotzdem täglich variantenreiche Gerichte auf den Tisch zaubern müssen (oder dürfen). Die Rezeptsammlung ist gross und variantenreich, und das Besondere an diesem ungewöhnlichen Kochbuch ist, dass die Rezepte in ‘Handgelenk mal Pi’ niedergeschrieben sind, das heisst […]