Easy fennel and raclette potato salad

Recipe Ingredients 1 large fennel 3 medium-size raclette or new potatoes Juice of one blood orange Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons Country Potato spice* OR aniseed/fennel seeds Preheat grill or broiler. Cut stalk end of fennel out, then slice thinly in the lengthwise direction. Scrub potatoes, but do […]

Recipe: Bern-style rösti

After my lengthy post Potatoes: endless varieties in Switzerland of 14 September 2009, it is only logical that I give you a few ideas about how to use all those varieties of potatoes. I’ll start by the thoroughly Swiss dish, rösti. Rösti is definitely a Swiss dish, but there as many variations as there are […]

Potatoes: endless varieties in Switzerland

Potatoes: an essential part of the traditional Swiss diet If there’s one thing we have plenty of in Switzerland, it’s potatoes. I didn’t even like potatoes before I came here and discovered all the subtle differences of texture, taste and all the ways of using them in cooking. Potatoes are an essential ingredient in almost […]