Zug is both the name of a canton and its capital. It is a rather odd name for a Swiss canton as the word Zug means both train or trait. The canton is about as small as the word – it’s one of the smallest Swiss cantons. But it’s also one of the richest cantons, […]
Food In The Cantons (Overview)
Little Zurich Kitchen is taking you on a culinary journey around Switzerland. On the first day of every month we’ll be publishing a post about a canton. If you don’t want to miss these posts, subscribe to our newsletter on the right side of the website!
Basel (Food In The Cantons)
I’ve always had a sweet spot for the Basel cantons. People from Basel are a lot more friendly and relaxed compared to my Zurich folks; I love their dialect; they host Switzerland’s most loved zoo, the Basler Zolli; their carnival is amazing in many ways and the Basler Herbstmesse (autumn fair) is a lot more […]
Thurgau (Food In The Cantons)
Little Zurich Kitchen is taking you on a culinary journey across Switzerland this year. Each month we visit one canton and show typical food products and dishes from the canton. First up: Thurgau, where I was born and grew up! Thurgau’s farmers are producing… …a whole lot of apples and pears! Half of Switzerland’s apple […]