|Written by Cheap-Hotels.com|
|Monday, 18 April 2011 13:45|
Love Meat and cheese? You will be in for a delight on experiencing the local food of Switzerland. Historically a country of farmers, the food significantly comes from the rich culture and history of the country. Swiss specialties include exotic potatoes and brilliant cheese besides world famous Swiss chocolates. Here is a list of local dishes which you must relish weather you are in a cheap hotel/ budget hotel or an expensive one.
Rösti: Ideal during Breakfast, Rosti resembles the look of Hash Brownies. The base for the dish forms grated potatoes mashed and flattened served with bacon, fried eggs and a cheese topping as per choice. Widely eaten all across Switzerland, this dish has today made way for the more popular Muesli.
Muesli: Developed in the early 1900’s as a high nutritious meal for the patients, the dish was originally crafted by a physician and is loved across the nation today. It is readily available in all restaurants and cafes during breakfast. The cereal is based on uncooked rolled oats, nuts and fruit. You can customize the dish as per your choice by including cheese, butter to go with the famous Zopf bread of Switzerland. This is also preferred as a light evening dish tasted with milk coffee.
Zürcher Geschnetzeltes: One dish which can be eaten with a figure of things and can be geared up with different kinds of meats, the Zürcher Geschnetzeltes depicts Switzerland in its true colors. Originally Zürcher Geschnetzeltes was cooked with cut veal but you can experiment with unusual meats. You may like your meat with noodles, rice, mashed potatoes or even pasta. Some cafes also offer Geschnetzeltes with small pieces of veal cooked in a creamy mushroom and white wine sauce.
Raclette: The dish comes from the olden times of the nation where due to climatic conditions; people could live off only meat and cheese, which they could preserve. Raclette is a traditional dish, served with gherkins or you can scrape off melting cheese from the grill and spoon it over your plate of meat and vegetables to relish it.
Cervelat: A conventional dish liked by the people for hundreds of years, the national sausage is typically served with a larger meal which adds an extension of taste to the dish. The sausage is typically served cut open at the ends, which unfold like delicious meaty petals. The sausage is either made of cut pork, chicken or meat.
Fondue: The legendary dish of the Alps, the Fondue which is a typical pot of melted cheese is a true pleasure to savor while in Swiss. The air of the country, the cafes, the people perfectly create the right ambience for a scrumptious fondue to be tasted on a lovely evening. You can dip exotic breads and taste with special types of molted cheese. The dish can be shared amidst friends and this is what makes it admired amongst people.