Zurich Apple Fritters (Zürcher Öpfelchüechli)

If you’re visiting a Chilbi (funfair) in Switzerland, the Öpfelchüechli stall is a must to look out for. There’s nothing more comforting than a portion of warm, freshly deep-fried apple fritters coated in cinnamon sugar, ideally accompanied by warm, runny vanilla custard (Vanillesauce). It reminds me of the cold autumn and winter days at my […]

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 […]