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Day: June 24, 2019

Where the Only Lunch at the Top is the One in Your Backpack

June 24, 2019

This part of Switzerland is home to the highest mountains in the Alps. The climb up to the myriad of mountain huts and towering peaks throughout the Alps is frequently both long and arduous. Climbers have to bring their own snack to eat once they have reached the summit. This snack, or “Brotzeit”, traditionally consists […]

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Where Rice Has Bite

June 24, 2019

This Alpine region lies between Lyon in the west and Turin and Milan in the southeast and is an area that prides itself on its wonderful risotto. The key to a good risotto is to ensure that the rice is cooked “al dente,” so that it is neither too hard nor too soft. This dish […]

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Where the Alps Shake Hands With the Sea

June 24, 2019

This beautiful section of Mediterranean coast, which runs all the way from the Gulf of Lyon and the Côte d’Azur to the Italian Riviera, revels in a wealth of wonderful seafood. One of the signature dishes of this coastal region is “Bouillabaisse,” a soup created by fishermen in the old port district of Marseille as […]

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