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Switzerland: Baseler leckerli

4 1/2 cups flour 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup honey 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons water 1/2 cup slivered unblanched almonds 1/2 cup candied orange peel, chopped Grated zest of 1/2 lemon Simple glaze

Preheat the oven to […]

Switzerland: Cheese pie

1 (9-inch) unbaked piecrust 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon flour 1/2 pound Swiss cheese, grated 3 eggs, well beaten Salt and pepper, to taste

Combine cheese and flour. Spread in piecrust. Combine milk and eggs. Add salt and pepper and pour over cheese. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 […]

Switzerland: Pear bread

1 cup fat 1 cup lukewarm water 1 to 2 tablespoons anise powder 2 cups scalded milk 2 cups water 2 pounds currants 2 pounds dried pears 2 teaspoons cinnamon 3 cups granulated sugar 3 packages active dry yeast 3 pounds raisins 4 teaspoons salt Flour

Combine scalded milk, sugar, salt, fat and water. Cool […]

Switzerland: Cheese Fondue

Ingredients 1 cup dry white wine 1/2 pound shredded Swiss cheese 1/2 pound shredded Gruyere cheese 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 (1 pound) loaf French bread, cut into 1 inch cubes Directions Simmer wine in fondue pot. Add Swiss cheese, Gruyere cheese, 1/4 pound at a time. Stir […]

Switzerland: Cheese Fondue

Ingredients 1 clove garlic 1 pound Swiss cheese, diced 1 1/2 tablespoons potato flour 1 cup dry white wine 1 pinch ground nutmeg salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons kirsch (cherry brandy) 1 (1 pound) loaf French or Italian bread, cut into 1 inch cubes Directions Rub the inside of the fondue pot (or […]

Switzerland: BaumKuchen

Ingredients 7/8 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar 7/8 cup cornstarch 5 1/2 ounces almond paste 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 pinch salt 2 egg yolks 6 egg whites 3/4 cup white sugar 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 9 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate 2 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil Directions Butter a […]

Switzerland: Basler Mehlsuppa

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USMetricCalculate Original Recipe Yield 4 servings Ingredients 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup sliced onion 1/2 cup red wine 4 cups beef stock 2 tablespoons butter 4 thick slices whole wheat bread 1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese salt and […]

Switzerland: Alpine Macaroni

Ingredients 3 potatoes, scrubbed 1 (12 ounce) package uncooked elbow macaroni 2 tablespoons butter 2 large onions, peeled and sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese 3/4 cup heavy cream salt and pepper to taste Directions Place the potatoes in a large pot and fill with enough water to cover them. Bring […]

Switzerland: Aargau Carrot Cake

Ingredients 3 eggs 3/4 cup white sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 cup grated carrots 1 cup ground almonds 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 pinch salt 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice Directions Prepare the 9 inch cake pan by rubbing the […]

Switzerland: Rosti

2 Pounds Waxy Potatoes — Cooked And Grated Salt And Pepper — To Taste 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Butter Directions Heat half the oil and butter in a pan. Season potatoes with salt and pepper. Form into a pancake shape. Saute potatoes in pan on 1 side for 20 minutes or until a […]