Switzerland has historically been a land of farmers and that is why Swiss dishes are traditionally simple and nutritious. Along with their famous cheeses, alpine people love to eat meat that is suitable for the harsh mountain climate. According to a national nutrition study MenuCH, Swiss people eat an average of 780 grams of meat per week, which, no matter how you look at it, is a major achievement. The amount is different for both sexes. Men eat 980 g and women “only” 570, according to the survey. The meat in Swiss cuisine is so plentiful and delicious that if you visit the alpine country,

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Can Swiss cuisine be useful ? The answer to this question is ambiguous. When they think of alpine cuisine, most people imagine a lot of melted cheese, whole milk products and delicious meat bites. This worries those of us who have decided to be careful about what they eat. On the other hand, if we compare with Italian cuisine, we can see that despite the abundance of calories in some recipes, the locals do not have such big problems with weight, heart disease, diabetes and others. This is because most of the time, Swiss people do not eat as much fatty and high-energy foods at

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French cuisine is both sophisticated and simple, luxurious and economical, complex and logical. It has undoubtedly influenced the development of all modern European, and not only European, cooking. Can you imagine our menu without French salads and sauces, terrines and pâtés, soups and stews, cheeses and desserts? Home-made French cuisine is country cuisine dictated by local products and traditions. Each region boasts its own distinctive dishes, and Alsatian cuisine is as different from Bordeaux as the food in Provence from Burgundy. A special place in the culinary treasury have the delicious offers from the Alps, which include extremely attractive French salads. They are also part

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If you want to eat something fast, other than a burger and a doner, you can rely on German cuisine. Traditional dishes in Germany are far from dietary, but there are many appetizing things that can be prepared in literally minutes. Quickly prepared dishes are present on the table of all European nations, but the Germans are among the champions in this discipline. In the culinary tradition of many countries there are different types of sausages and roasted or fried meats, but the German alaminutes really deserve a gold medal. The German culinary traditions are in interaction with those of the surrounding countries. There is

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Summer is one of the best times of the year to visit the mountains. What cuisine to bet on this season? The picturesque views and a walk in nature are perfectly combined with exquisite cuisine from the country of mountain resorts, Switzerland. A traditional menu offered in a gourmet restaurant can make you feel like in the Alps, even if you spend your summer vacation in the Pirin Mountains. What to choose from the rich menu of alpine cuisine? We give you some ideas for a fresh meal in the Swiss restaurant during the summer season, as well as some easy recipes that you can try

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Melting cheeses with wine and eating them with dry bread has become a tradition over the years for the alpine lands. It is a favorite both in Switzerland and in other countries in different parts of the Alps. The dish originated as the simplest and tastiest way to “get rid” of the Swiss from the dried crusts and the old cheese. They used the aroma of white wine to reduce the overly pungent odor. Today fondue is a mania for many gourmets around the world. We can now try this delicacy on home soil, prepared by connoisseurs of alpine cuisine in our country. Many people think

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If you imagine Swiss cuisine only as an abundance of cheese, meat and potatoes, then obviously your knowledge on the subject is not in-depth. It is an interesting fact that in the culinary traditions of the Alpine country one can find different types of light dishes, salads and fish. It is difficult to assume that there are so many different fish specialties in the restaurants of this wonderful country, which unfortunately has no access to the sea. On the other hand, Switzerland boasts more than 50 lakes, each with a size of more than 1 square kilometer and an unknown number of rivers and mountain

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The country in which la dolce vita (in Bulgarian: sweet life) is a philosophy of life, there is no way they are literally not addicted to sweet things. Italy is home to tiramisu, gelato, panna cotta and many other delicious temptations. They have deservedly conquered the lovers of sweets and beyond the borders of the country. For example, Italian desserts have long been part of Swiss cuisine, as well as other Alpine countries. Tiramisu – Italy’s sweet ambassador to the world If you want anyone to tell you the name of an Italian dessert, they will surely point you to tiramisu. Thanks to its simple

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French cuisine is a benchmark in many ways and the preparation of appetizers is one of them. They are those small but very tasty dishes that are served before the main course. Appetizers are usually part of lunch or dinner. They are small portions with a rich aroma, rich taste and attractive appearance. In this way, they fulfill their purpose to whet the appetite. French appetizers are an important element of any exquisite menu, and due to the country’s affiliation with the Alpine countries, many of them are part of Alpine cuisine. Types of appetizers Appetizers are generally divided into two types – hot and

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As famous as a national cuisine is, it can’t help but include something quick to eat. We usually call these dishes alaminuti, which is indicative of the speed of their preparation. The Italian culinary tradition is no exception, although fast food remains in the shadow of the world-famous pasta, pizza and risotto. This does not make them less tasty and noteworthy. Italian alaminutes also carry some of the features of alpine cuisine, as they are part of it. Types of alaminutes Alaminuts are a large group of foods and can be prepared from many types of products. Their main features are that they are not many

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