Another Around the Table Special – Happy Swiss National Day!

Today is Fête Nationale Suisse – Swiss National Day! I lived in and around Geneva from the mid-80’s until 2000 so Switzerland will always be my second home. If you’ve ever wondered, to quote the infamous words of Clara Peller, “Where’s the beef?” I can confirm – look no further than en Suisse!  Julie Andrews may dance and sing on Austrian mountaintops but the Swiss hills are alive with the mooing and bells of big brown cows.


So how much is a lot of beef? Well, in Switzerland there is about one cow for every ten people. There are just as many, even a few more, bulls. That’s one bovine for every five people.


Are you thinking of celebrating Swiss National Day but don’t know where to start?



Well ……

it’s too hot for Fondue but it’s a perfect day to enjoy a big bowl of Brown Sugar Yogurt Gelato and berries!

Bonne Fête!

Click here for my Brown Sugar Yogurt Gelato Recipe!

How will you celebrate Swiss National Day? I’d love to hear from you! Let’s get a conversation going. To make a comment, just click on Comments below. I’d be delighted to add you to the growing list of blog subscribers. To subscribe: just scroll back up, fill in your email address and click on the Sign Me Up button. You’ll get an email asking you to confirm your subscription … confirm and you will automatically receive a new story and recipe every week.

Want more? Click here for lots more to read, see & cook! In addition, I hope that you will take a minute to learn about my philanthropic project Eat Well-Do Good. ©Susan W. Nye, 2011


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