Why is ice cream not rock hard?
Most of us will have tried to make our own ice cream when we were kids. And most of us will have been disappointed by the result. It’s not that easy to make good ice cream. But there are a few secrets to getting it right.read more
The number one cheese: mozzarella
The most popular cheese in Switzerland isn’t Emmentaler, Tilsiter or Gruyère. Mozzarella beats them all, particularly in summer when people like to eat Mediterranean-style food. But it is actually an oddity among cheeses.read more
Winter milk or summer milk – which is better?
Spring is here: finally time to head out into the fresh air. Although the cows are interested less in what they are breathing in, and more in the fresh, juicy grass on the pasture. And this has an impact on the raw material they produce: milk.read more
Lent: that sweet temptation
Many intend to do it, but only few actually see it through: giving up something for lent. Sugar is pretty high on the list of things people choose to give up. A glance at history reveals why we love the sweet stuff – and is sure to surprise, as there was a time when even fish was sugared.read more
Super fit through the summer
If you're still carrying that little bit of extra winter weight, it’s high time to take action.read more
How white is milk?
That pure, white-as-snow colour of milk is nothing but an optical illusion.read more
Vitamin K is a lot more important than we think
The sometimes forgotten vitamin not only controls blood coagulation, but also activates new bone formation.read more
Vitamin D – the “sunshine” vitamin ...
... plays an important role in strengthening our bones and muscles. Vitamin D is the only vitamin our bodies can produce themselves. To do so, our skin needs direct exposure to the sun’s UVB rays.read more