About

Undoubtedly, you’ve heard of Switzerland’s famous chocolate and cheese. Did you also know that Switzerland loves bread, with over 200 regional varieties? Or that Swiss cuisine includes French, German and Italian influences?

Since I moved from the United States to Switzerland in 2012, I have developed a passion for learning about Swiss cooking and baking. Cuisine Helvetica is my personal blog where I document and share my experiences as I discover Swiss food, drink and culinary travel opportunities.

Cuisine: in English, “a style of cooking” (Merriam-Webster); in French, “cooking” or “kitchen” (Larousse).

Helvetica: The Latin name for Switzerland; the nation’s official moniker, is Confoederatio Helvetica.

My goal for Cuisine Helvetica is to share Swiss recipes you can use at home. I also provide food-related travel recommendations for Switzerland, such as culinary events and regional specialties. Whether you live in Switzerland or are visiting here, I hope this information will help give you a taste of Swiss cuisine and culture.

To learn more about my published work, you can check out my portfolio. If you would like to contact me about writing an article for your publication, please send me an email.

Many thanks for visiting my blog, and let’s keep in touch!

-Heddi

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13 replies »

  1. Congratulations on the new blog! Looking forward to following along and seeing your beautiful photography, as well. Also, can’t wait to see you in person!

  2. So glad to find you! My heritage is Swiss and I learned to cook a few things from my Grandfather (my grandmother died before I was born). Polenta was a staple, since he was from Donat, Graubunden. He made perlanas and maluns. I love to cook, as do my cousins in Switzerland. This is going to be fun!

    • Hi Diane! You are very kind. Hope you’re having a great weekend. I enjoyed seeing the graduation photos on Facebook. You all look great. Many thanks, and best wishes, xo

  3. There, I finally clicked on your blog. Been limiting myself to your instagram feed for a while and I am happy to be reading more of your Swiss finds through this blog, and woah, it`s in English¨! (I’m still working on my French) This is Jen by the way and I go by @dyempol in instagram. would be really happy to read more about your culinary adventures.

    • Hi Jen! Thanks so much for visiting my blog! Yes, I’m still working on my French too… Via my blog, I provide a weekly listing of culinary events, so if you hear of anything in your area, please don’t hesitate to let me know! Look forward to keeping in touch. Many thanks, and hope you’re enjoying this beautiful day! -Heddi

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