Colonial America Essay

Submitted By kaidecarruth
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Switzerland Culture:
Languages: In Switzerland there main language is German but there is also a lot of French, Italian and Romansh.
Food; There are quite a few dishes that you may know of but they might have come from Switzerland. One example is: Zürcher Geschnetzeltes-thin strips of veal with mushrooms in a cream sauce served with rösti. Italian food is popular in contemporary Switzerland, mostly pasta and pizza. Foods often associated with Switzerland include cheese and chocolate. Swiss cheeses, a few in particular: Emmental cheese, Gruyère, Vacherin, and Appenzeller, are famous Swiss products. The most popular cheese dishes are fondue and Raclette. Both these dishes were originally dishes just from that area, but were popularized by the Swiss Cheese Union to boost sales of cheese. Rösti is a popular potato dish that is eaten all over Switzerland. It was originally a breakfast food, but this has been replaced by the muesli, which is commonly eaten for breakfast and in Switzerland goes by the name of "Bircher muesli" ("Birchermiesli" in some areas). For breakfast and dinner many Swiss enjoy sliced bread with butter and jam, so not too different from us in America. There is a wide variety of bread rolls available in Switzerland. Bread and cheese is a very popular dish for dinner. One of the oldest traditional dishes from Switzerland is the Fasnachtskiechli, which translates out to “Carnival Treats”. It’s a very popular olden time treat that is very fattening, since