GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Swiss Federal Health Office in November 2011 released a report on Swiss sodium (salt) consumption, suggesting that Swiss consumers should reduce their intake by half. A study done by the Bern University of Applied Sciences, as part of the government’s continuing programme to find ways to reduce salt in processed foods, […]
Swiss food news Zurich, Switzerland (GenevaLunch.com) – Switzerland’s largest supermarket chain, Migros, will increase by one-third its purchases of Swiss Integrated Production grains for bread at the 2011 harvest, significantly increasing its use of near-organic grains. Integrated Production (IP, or PI in French) is a label that covers a set of very high standards followed […]
Recipe for high-protein bread using red winter wheat What is red winter wheat? Red winter wheat is a high-protein wheat, known in French as blé rouge d’hiver. It is a hard wheat with qualities similar to durum wheat, which we find in Italy. Winter wheat differs from other wheat in that it is planted in […]
Market Day 6 May 2009 photo album, with 27 images from Geneva’s Boulevard Helvétique market. It was a day for spring flowers, wild garlic, baby turnips, fountain watercress, April Cross radishes, watermelon from Spain and wonderful rye bread. Take a visual tour!