Typical Swiss food

All you need to know about the food of Switzerland.

by: Jacoba Budden | 07 Jun 2010

Rösti are potato pancakes that are eaten throughout the country today.

Geschnetzeltes are thin strips of veal made with mushrooms in a cream sauce served with rösti.

Luganighe and Luganighetta are sausages from the Ticino region.

is the national sausage and available throughout the country.

Papet vaudois is a dish made with leeks and sausage.

Fondue is a dish known and loved all over the world.

Raclette is a meal made with hot melted cheese.

Fotzel slices (a fotzel is a scrap of paper) is a dish made from leftover bread.
Zopf is a typical bread eaten on Sundays.

Birchermuesli is the brainchild of health guru Dr. Max Bircher-Benner and is a type of muesli.

Älplermagronen is a pasta dish made with bacon, potatoes and onion that’s covered with cheese and served with apple sauce.

Tirggel are thin cookies made at Christmas time.

(a maize dish) is a staple dish in many homes.

Risotto made with saffron.

Graubünden soup is a barley soup from the region with the same name.

Pizokel is a cabbage dish.

Bündner Nusstorte is a nut cake from the Engadine valley.

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