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by Hannie S. (Chester's mum)

Fried potatoes or how we call it in Switzerland: "ROESCHTI".

In different cantons of Switzerland (like states in the USA) there are different kinds of ROESCHTI.

The Roeschti of Berne is the famoust one of the whole Roeschti-family:

1 kg of potatoes in their jackets (cooked 1 day before)
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter
50 g bacon (cubical)
2 tablespoons milk

Peal the potatoes, grate them on the (ROESCHTI)grater an mix them with salt. Heat the butter in a pan and add bacon and potatoes, turn them several times and rost gently. Roast the ROESCHTI for about 20 minutes. Pour milk over the ROESCHTI, put a lid on the pan and roast it further 10 minutes until they are golden brown.

Here you can see a small selection of our national dish:

Basle: with alot of onion rings

Tessin: with cubes of bacon and a special spice called "Rosmarien"

Zurich: with minced onions and cumin

Appenzell: with noodles, bacon and cheese from Appenzell

Uri: with mountain - cheese and coffee

Wallis & Wadt: with bacon, tomatoes, peperoni and cheese of Gruyere.


This article originally appeared in the Amiga diskmagazine "Zine #5" by Brainstorm 1990.

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