from heddi nieuwsma
Interested in culinary travel advice for Bern?
Here's a list of 5 traditional foods found in this Swiss canton.
1. Berner Haselnusslebkuchen
A hazelnut gingerbread that resembles marzipan.
2. Berner Zungenwurst
Its name implies tongue (“zungen”) as one of its ingredients, but it actually contains a mix of beef, pork and bacon.
Crisp, crunchy meringues are found in several regions of Switzerland, including Bern.
4. Berner Züpfe
Switzerland's traditional braided loaf of bread is most often enjoyed on Sundays.
Emmentaler cheese originated in the Swiss canton of Bern. Its name comes from the Emme valley (“tal”) where cheesemakers first started producing it hundreds of years ago.