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Mostkuchen

Mostkuchen

Sometimes my Swiss friends ask me questions about North American baked goods like: "what's the difference between a cupcake and a muffin?"

And I ask them questions like: "What's the difference between a Torte and a Kuchen?"

Süssmostcreme

Süssmostcreme

Apple juice naturally ferments after a few days, so it wasn't until until the early 1900s when pasteurization made it possible for a non-alcoholic version to be stored and sold at market. Süssmost then became popular with children and athletes...and the government, who was trying to combat alcoholism.

Dr. Bircher's Müesli

Dr Bircher's Müesli

"It's weird," was Sam's consensus on the original Birchermüesli recipe.

If you are familiar with the creamy variety sold in bakeries and cafes around Switzerland and the world, this is very much a departure, but it is the original version from Swiss physician and nutritionist, Dr. Maximilian Oskar Bircher-Benner.