The Swiss cuisine It is influenced by many of its neighbors: Italian, French and German cuisine. However, the Swiss also have some unique dishes. Being a country of farmers for a long time makes its best dishes starring potatoes and cheese, although we cannot forget delicacies such as chocolate.
There are four regions Linguistics in Switzerland, German, French, Italian and Romansh (spoken almost exclusively in the Canton of Graubünden) and each of them also offers some special dishes to all who decide to visit Switzerland. As we mentioned, the cheese It is one of the best known foods in Switzerland. Some of the most famous are:
- The Emmental: yellow in color, medium hard and characteristic large holes
- Gruyere: a hard yellow cheese based on cow's milk
– Vacherin: A soft, rich and seasonal cheese that has a pale grayish-yellow rind. This is sold in a wooden box and can be served hot in its original packaging like a fondue.
- Appenzell: hard cow's milk cheese that is produced in the Appenzell region in northeast Switzerland.
In Switzerland, Breakfast and dinner should be enjoyed with some slices of bread with butter and jam. A wide variety of breads are available in Switzerland. Tarts and quiches are also traditional Swiss dishes. In Switzerland there are a large number of regional dishes such as zurigschnatzlets that are thin strips of meat from veal with mushrooms in a cream sauce served with rösti.
Swiss Food Tour - CHEESE FONDUE and Jumbo Cordon Bleu in Zurich, Switzerland! (October 2022)