With the gourmets of Graubünden

Graubünden

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Residenza Plaz Bivio: Sicht von der Residenza Plaz auf Bivio

Residenza Plaz Bivio: Sicht von der Residenza Plaz auf Bivio

Davos - Schatzalp-Bahn

Davos - Schatzalp-Bahn

Davos - Langlaufzentrum

Davos - Langlaufzentrum

Davos - Strelaberg

Davos - Strelaberg

Bergrestaurant JSCHALP Jakobshorn Davos

Bergrestaurant JSCHALP Jakobshorn Davos

Schatzalp / Schiahorn

Schatzalp / Schiahorn

Davos - Schatzalp Panorama Hotel

Davos - Schatzalp Panorama Hotel

Sommer-Schlittelbahn, Blick zur Strelaalp

Sommer-Schlittelbahn, Blick zur Strelaalp

Schatzalp Panorama-Restaurant

Schatzalp Panorama-Restaurant

Davoser Bergwelt

Davoser Bergwelt

Monstein 2

Monstein 2

Panorama Hubel

Panorama Hubel

Davos - Bolgen

Davos - Bolgen

Davos - Golfplatz / Dischma

Davos - Golfplatz / Dischma

Sertig

Sertig

Davos - Jakobshorn

Davos - Jakobshorn

Davos - Strelapass

Davos - Strelapass

Parsenn

Parsenn

Davos - Eisstadion

Davos - Eisstadion

Davos Wolfgang - Davosersee

Davos Wolfgang - Davosersee

Davos Platz - Jakobshorn

Davos Platz - Jakobshorn

Davos 180° Panorama mit Jakobshorn

Davos 180° Panorama mit Jakobshorn

Davos - Kirchlispitzen / Sulzfluh

Davos - Kirchlispitzen / Sulzfluh

Chalet Hotel Larix Davos, Jakobshorn

Chalet Hotel Larix Davos, Jakobshorn

Davos - Parsenn

Davos - Parsenn

Rinerhorn, blick auf Jakobshorn

Rinerhorn, blick auf Jakobshorn

Davos - St.Johann / Rinerhorn

Davos - St.Johann / Rinerhorn

Davos, Strelaalp

Davos, Strelaalp

Davos - Sky Views 4

Davos - Sky Views 4

Parsenn Weissfluhjoch, Klosters

Parsenn Weissfluhjoch, Klosters

Weissfluhjoch

Weissfluhjoch

Davos Dorf - Weissfluhjoch

Davos Dorf - Weissfluhjoch

Bergrestaurant Châlet Güggel Jakobshorn Davos

Bergrestaurant Châlet Güggel Jakobshorn Davos

Davos Platz - Schweizerische Alpine Mittelschule Davos

Davos Platz - Schweizerische Alpine Mittelschule Davos

Caumasee - La Mutta

Caumasee - La Mutta

Vorab Gletscher

Vorab Gletscher

Caumasee - Insel

Caumasee - Insel

Talstation Flims Panorama

Talstation Flims Panorama

Mutta Rodunda

Mutta Rodunda

Rheinschlucht

Rheinschlucht

Waldhaus Flims Mountain Resort & Spa

Waldhaus Flims Mountain Resort & Spa

Talstation Flims

Talstation Flims

Lenzerheide, Acla Grischuna

Lenzerheide, Acla Grischuna

Hotel Seraina

Hotel Seraina

Schweizerhof Bad

Schweizerhof Bad

St. Moritzersee

St. Moritzersee

Sils - Furtschellas

Sils - Furtschellas

Engadin St. Moritz - Sils - Hotel Waldhaus II

Engadin St. Moritz - Sils - Hotel Waldhaus II

Engadin St. Moritz - Corviglia Snowpark

Engadin St. Moritz - Corviglia Snowpark

St. Moritz - Corviglia

St. Moritz - Corviglia

Engadin St. Moritz - Corviglia - Oberengadiner Seenlandschaft

Engadin St. Moritz - Corviglia - Oberengadiner Seenlandschaft

Engadin St. Moritz - Corviglia - Station Piz Nair

Engadin St. Moritz - Corviglia - Station Piz Nair

St. Moritzersee - Ausblick Hotel Schweizerhof

St. Moritzersee - Ausblick Hotel Schweizerhof

Engadin St. Moritz - Ausblick Kulm Hotel

Engadin St. Moritz - Ausblick Kulm Hotel

Engadin St. Moritz - Silsersee

Engadin St. Moritz - Silsersee

St. Moritz Dorf - Hotel Badrutt's Palace mit St. Moritzersee

St. Moritz Dorf - Hotel Badrutt's Palace mit St. Moritzersee

St. Moritzer - See mit St. Moritz-Dorf

St. Moritzer - See mit St. Moritz-Dorf

Cresta Palace sud

Cresta Palace sud

Cresta Palace nord

Cresta Palace nord

Ecole de ski

Ecole de ski

Engadin St. Moritz - Clavadatsch Hütte

Engadin St. Moritz - Clavadatsch Hütte

Piz Mundaun

Piz Mundaun

Engadin St. Moritz - Pontresina - Ausblick Restaurant Languard

Engadin St. Moritz - Pontresina - Ausblick Restaurant Languard

Alp Languard

Alp Languard

Diavolezza III

Diavolezza III

Diavolezza II

Diavolezza II

Engadin St. Moritz - Pontresina Eiskletter-Schlucht

Engadin St. Moritz - Pontresina Eiskletter-Schlucht

Diavolezza I

Diavolezza I

Pontresina Hotel Walther

Pontresina Hotel Walther

Diavolezza - Piz Palü

Diavolezza - Piz Palü

Camping Plauns Pontresina

Camping Plauns Pontresina

Engadin St. Moritz - Pontresina Hotel Saratz

Engadin St. Moritz - Pontresina Hotel Saratz

Engadin St. Moritz - Piz Palü und Piz Bernina

Engadin St. Moritz - Piz Palü und Piz Bernina

Hotel Walther

Hotel Walther

Engadin St. Moritz - Diavolezza, Pontresina, Graubünden, Schweiz

Engadin St. Moritz - Diavolezza, Pontresina, Graubünden, Schweiz

Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina

Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina

Scuol - Scuol-Schlivera

Scuol - Scuol-Schlivera

Scuol - Grisons, Switzerland

Scuol - Grisons, Switzerland

Motta Naluns - Mit Blick Richtung Piz Champatsch

Motta Naluns - Mit Blick Richtung Piz Champatsch

Scuol

Scuol

S-Charl

S-Charl

Engadin St. Moritz - Corvatsch - Alpetta

Engadin St. Moritz - Corvatsch - Alpetta

Suvretta House

Suvretta House

St. Moritz Silvaplana Switzerland

St. Moritz Silvaplana Switzerland

Silvaplana, Eventbar Hossa

Silvaplana, Eventbar Hossa

Silvaplana, Kitesurf-Beach

Silvaplana, Kitesurf-Beach

Tschiertschen Dorf Talstation

Tschiertschen Dorf Talstation

Tschiertschen Dorf

Tschiertschen Dorf

Trapper B

Trapper B

Tschiertschen

Tschiertschen

Trapper A

Trapper A

Zernez Kirchturm

Zernez Kirchturm

Schloss

Schloss

Brail

Brail

Blick auf das Dorf und die Albulalinie

Blick auf das Dorf und die Albulalinie

Bergün - Schweiz, Graubünden

Bergün - Schweiz, Graubünden

Schlittelbahn Preda-Bergün

Schlittelbahn Preda-Bergün

Bahnhof Bergün

Bahnhof Bergün

Bergün - Schneesportgebiet Darlux

Bergün - Schneesportgebiet Darlux

Tradition at its finest – rediscovered.

The flavourful cooking of Graubünden evolved in relative isolation, long unnoticed by the outside world. Though only recently rediscovered, it has a tradition going back thousands of years. Its dishes, which often bear names in the Rhaeto-Romanish language spoken here, are so well established that it would be impossible to conceive of local menus without specialities such as Pizokels (buckwheat gnocchi), Capuns (chard-wrapped dumplings), or Plain in pigna (baked potato pudding with ham and bacon).

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Bündnerfleisch: savoured paper-thin

The most celebrated product from Graubünden is of course Bündnerfleisch, the delicious air-dried beef famous throughout the world. For centuries, farmers, hunters and cheese makers in the high valleys of the region have been drying meat in this way. Of course, some things have changed. Bündnerfleisch may still make a popular snack for mountain farmers, but it is above all as one of the most prized delicacies in the local gastronomy that it has acquired almost legendary status. What, exactly, is the secret of Bündnerfleisch? What gives it its unmistakable flavour? The answer, quite simply, is air: the pure and fresh mountain air of Graubünden – and of course the associated temperature variations, the alpine breezes, and the scent from the pine forests. Attempts have been made to recreate these climatic conditions in a laboratory, but the results have been less than successful. If you would like to witness the process yourself, nowhere is better than the Brügger family business in Parpan – one of the few purely air-drying ventures of its kind in the world. Or for something a little more exclusive, head to Hatecke, the luxury butcher in Scuol, for an individual tasting.

Wild about game

In Graubünden, game has always been a passion – whether during the hunt on the mountain, the chase relived over a drink, or enjoyed in an expertly prepared traditional dish. For more than 5,000 hunters in the region, the beginning of the hunting season in September is the sweetest time of year. Autumn is also harvest time in the Bündner Herrschaft. Although the vineyards of this winegrowing region in northern Graubünden extend for only around 400 hectares, no less than 42 different grape varieties are cultivated here. Thanks to the warm Föhn winds and the passion of the winegrowers, these wines are among the finest produced in Switzerland. At the autumn festival in the Bündner Herrschaft, the local growers open their doors and present their finest wines – it’s the best opportunity to get to know this small but superb region.
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