All in Swiss Dishes

Zopf, a history


Ever-present in Swiss breadboxes and on Sunday breakfast tables is the plaited, golden Zopf / Tresse / Treccia, whose name literally means ‘braid’ in German, French, and Italian.

Coupe Hohgant

Coupe Hohgant

My husband warned me that the Coupe Hohgant (named after a nearby mountain) was big, really big, but I didn't believe him until I saw the waiter struggling under its weight.