Emmental cheese – king of cheeses

Emmental cheese – king of cheeses

Emmental cheese reigns supreme as the undisputed king of Swiss cheeses. This renowned cheese takes its name from the Emme valley, a river in the canton of Bern, where cheese-making traditions have flourished since the 13th century. With its iconic nutty flavor and...
Zibelemärit – Onion market – Bern

Zibelemärit – Onion market – Bern

The “Zibelemärit” or onion market is a traditional folk festival that takes place every year on the fourth Monday in November in the Swiss federal city of Bern. On this special day, farmers bring over 50 tons of onions and garlic to the city in artfully...
Bernese platter – Bernese specialty

Bernese platter – Bernese specialty

The Bernese platter is a traditional and rich meat dish that has a firm place in Bernese cuisine. The dish consists of a variety of meats and sausages, including beef, smoked pork and beef tongue, as well as smoked pancetta, rippli, schüfeli and Bernese tongue...
Bernese rösti – tasty and unique

Bernese rösti – tasty and unique

The preparation of Bernese rösti begins with peeling the potatoes, which are then coarsely grated on a rösti grater. The grated potatoes are carefully mixed with salt to intensify the flavor. Heat the clarified butter in a pan and add the potatoes. Use a spatula to...