A tasty dried vegetable and a good source of protein, also rich in amino acids, iron, magnesium and Vitamin B. Since 1995 they have been grown in Geneva in the traditional way, entirely without the use of fertilisers. The "Courtois" farm in Sauverny where they are produced also uses solar energy.
Domaine des Molards
An ongoing family winegrowing tradition for 650 years, the
Domaine offers visitors tastes of 12 different wines along with home-made dishes, in a wine cellar dating from the 18th century.
"Le Glâneur" bread
This bread is a local product, the result of a partnership between farmers and the bakers of Geneva. The dough is made solely using local flour and is really tasty and crisp thanks to the traditional fermentation method that is used. Available from a number of bakeries.
Sauser is unfermented grape juice, drunk especially at the Lake Geneva wine festival in Russin, where it is pressed on the Saturday morning, i.e. just a few hours before the festival begins. Sauser goes very well with the fruit tarts and famous "Gâteau polonais" made by the farmer's wives in Russin. Available from a number of cafés in Geneva.