Älplermagronen, or potato pasta casserole with applesauce (Switzerland)

Tweet Switzerland is a small landlocked country in Central Europe, known internationally for many things: the Alp mountains (and related things, such as skiing and alphorns), Swiss banks, Swiss chocolates, Swiss cheese and Swiss watches. Many also know that the Red Cross (and the Geneva Convention) originates from Switzerland – its logo is actually the […]

Gooda cheez (The Netherlands)

Tweet The Netherlands is a fairly small but densely populated country in Western Europe. It is often called Holland, even though technically Holland is just one part of it. Together with the neighbouring Belgium and Luxemburg the trio is often known as Benelux countries. The Netherlands has a high standard of living and has the […]

Smørrebrød, or sandwiches with vegan “leverpostej” and “Havarti” (Denmark)

Tweet I’ve been to Denmark multiple times, though it’s been over a decade since the last time. The last time I attended a family party. Instead of cake the centerpiece of the food table was some kind of a roast, served with red cabbage and I think some kind of potatoes. The Danes like to […]