Philippe Pascoët, Chocolatier

Philippe Pascoët, Chocolatier

Chocolate producers – Winner of the Prix de l’Artisanat de Genève 2006, Philippe Pascoët boldly mixes different varieties of chocolate, fruit purees, and herbs to produce original creations such as passion fruit, black currant...more

Appenzeller® Cheese

Appenzeller® Cheese

More Cheese – The uniquely spicy cheese from Appenzellerland. Appenzeller ® is one of Switzerland’s...more

Salt Mines – History of White Gold

Salt Mines –...

Crafts – Salt belongs on the table, whether in its...more

Valais

Valais

Wine regions – It is not know whether wine was grown in the Valais...more

Philippe Pascoët, Chocolatier

Philippe Pascoët, Chocolatier – Winner of the Prix de l’Artisanat de Genève 2006, Philippe Pascoët boldly mixes different varieties of chocolate, fruit purees, and herbs to produce original creations such as passion fruit, black currant and saffron-flavoured chocolates.

Philippe Pascoët, Chocolatier
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Appenzeller® Cheese

More Cheese – The uniquely spicy cheese from Appenzellerland. Appenzeller ® is one of Switzerland’s great gastronomic treasures. The country’s spiciest cheese has been made by hand in the same way for more than 700 years.

The uniquely spicy cheese from Appenzellerland.

Appenzeller ® is one of Switzerland’s great gastronomic treasures. The country’s spiciest cheese has been made by hand in the same way for more than 700 years. The gentle, hilly landscape between Lake Constance and the Säntis massif with its lush, healthy, nutritious herb-filled grass is the secret of the natural raw milk from which Appenzeller ® is made. The age-old craft of making cheese by hand is as much a part of the living heritage of the Appenzellerland as the local traditions of string music and rustic painting on wood.

Appenzeller® Cheese
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Salt Mines – History of White Gold

Crafts – Salt belongs on the table, whether in its natural form or with added herbs. A visit to these mines, which stretch over 50 km through tunnels, shafts and gigantic caves, starts off on a train and then continues on foot. An experience not to be missed!

For centuries the ownership of salt mines meant wealth and power. The salt deposits at Bex, discovered in the 15th century, are still mined today. The salt mines are accessible to visitors, a museum depicts the mining of salt from 1684 to the present.

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Valais

Wine regions – It is not know whether wine was grown in the Valais before Julius Cesar defeated the Gauls in the 1st century B.C., since there is no documentary evidence. It is assumed that over two millennia ago a wild vine was discovered, the Vitis sylvestris, whose fruit resembles other berries of this region.

It is not know whether wine was grown in the Valais before Julius Cesar defeated the Gauls in the 1st century B.C., since there is no documentary evidence. It is assumed that over two millennia ago a wild vine was discovered, the Vitis sylvestris, whose fruit resembles other berries of this region.

Valais
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