Articles: Food & Drink

Swiss Up! - The Life and Times of Absinthe

Swiss Up! - The Life and Times of Absinthe

Swiss Up!

Did you know that absinthe gets called the green fairy? Did you know it's one of the strongest alcoholic beverages on earth? Did you know that it was created in Switzerland and banned all over ...

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Opavivará! - at far° festival

Opavivará! - at far° festival

Mid Morning Mix

"Opavivará! are made up of Opavivará!" Opavivará! are a Brazilian artistic collective that brings people together. We discuss the response they want from thei...

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123Cross - Triathlon fun in the forest around Le Châble

123Cross - Triathlon fun in the forest around Le Châble

Mid Morning Mix

123Cross offers olympic level and sprint distance cross triathlons and duathlons on the 1st & 2nd September in Le Châble, near Martigny in open lakes and through woodland, with the mounta...

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Swiss Up! Why we pay more for 'Swiss Made'

Swiss Up! Why we pay more for 'Swiss Made'

Swiss Up!

Studies have shown that people around the world are willing to pay up to 50% more if a product is Swiss made. Why is that so? How much Switzerland is in your Swiss watch and what do refugees hav...

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Swiss Up! The correlation between the Nobel prize & chocolate

Swiss Up! The correlation between the Nobel prize & chocolate

Swiss Up!

When was the most recent Nobel prize awarded to a Swiss person and what for? Figure it all out in today's episode of Swiss Up! with Dario

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Allianz Openair Cinema in Geneva

Allianz Openair Cinema in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Allianz Cinema invites you to enjoy your movies under the stars this summer. The programme of recently released or yet-to-be released movies can be found below.  Xavier Mercier tells us tha...

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Urban picnics change the way we think about space

Urban picnics change the way we think about space

Mid Morning Mix

  A parking space might just be a parking space to you and I - but to Marcel Mühlestein and those that participate in "Urban Picnicing", a parking space might ...

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Danna Levy Hoffmann; Organilicious mom-preneur

Danna Levy Hoffmann; Organilicious mom-preneur

Mid Morning Mix

  Mom-preneur Danna Levy Hoffmann talks about eating healthy and what being a mother brings to her role as a businesswoman...

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Fête de la Tomate in Carouge - eat more tomatoes!

Fête de la Tomate in Carouge - eat more tomatoes!

Mid Morning Mix

Delphine Choveau, from the Union Maraîchère de Geneve, joined Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix to talk about this weekend's Fête de la Tomate and where ugly tomat...

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Swiss Up! - Recycling your plastic

Swiss Up! - Recycling your plastic

Swiss Up!

Switzerland has a reputation for being a clean country and many might even hold the believe that it is good at recycling. But this it actually not the case... So where do all your plastic wrappers ...

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UNESCO World Heritage Days - Poetry & photography in Lavaux

UNESCO World Heritage Days - Poetry & photography in Lavaux

Mid Morning Mix

Matthew Richards is a certified tour guide in Lavaux. This weekend the focus will be on getting active and creative in the vineyards less toured; photography, art and poetry can be explored as w...

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Swiss Up! - Mr Tobler used torrone to make Toblerone

Swiss Up! - Mr Tobler used torrone to make Toblerone

The Breakfast Show

Learn all about Switzerland's most iconic chocolate; the two origin stories of it's shape and what it has to do with a Swiss military defence line!    

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Swiss Up! - Gottlieb Duttweiler; the founder of Migros

Swiss Up! - Gottlieb Duttweiler; the founder of Migros

Swiss Up!

Today Dario - our resident expert on all things Swiss - looks at the colorful life of Gottlieb Duttweiler who started Migros back in 1925 with just a few trucks.

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Edible Blooms launches in Switzerland

Edible Blooms launches in Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

Founders of Edible Blooms, Mark and Yurana Rutteman, came into the studio today to tell us more... 

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The Know-it-all Marketplace pop-up shop

The Know-it-all Marketplace pop-up shop

Mid Morning Mix

Lisa Cirieco-Ohlman of Know-it-all passport & Cirieco Design is getting both creative and organised at her one-stop shop for Christmas gifts.

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Meiringen, Switzerland: The Birthplace of Meringue?

Meiringen, Switzerland: The Birthplace of Meringue?

When people think of meringues in Switzerland, the district of Gruyère usually comes to mind, where this light-as-air dessert is traditionally served with double cream. However, th...

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Save money in Switzerland with meal planning

Save money in Switzerland with meal planning

“What’s for dinner?” That’s a question that plagues many parents each night! Do you find yourself in a panic at  5:00pm , rummaging through the cupboards and desperate ...

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Pumpkin season in Switzerland - family activities

Pumpkin season in Switzerland - family activities

There is no going back to summer, more and more leaves are changing their colours every single day and the crisp mornings are a reminder that winter is on its way. But there is one thing in pa...

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Autumn activities in Bern

Autumn activities in Bern

WRS is proud to announce that we are now broadcasting on DAB+ in Bern! Our local "Bärnermeitschi" (Bernese girl) and Digital Manager, Emma, gives her recommendations for enjoyin...

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10 Swiss Foods You Should Try (Other than Chocolate and Cheese)

10 Swiss Foods You Should Try (Other than Chocolate and Cheese)

What are your favorite Swiss foods? It’s a question that I’m always asking people. Quite often I hear “fondue” or “raclette” as the response, but at the sam...

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Swiss Tips: Lyon Uncorked

Swiss Tips: Lyon Uncorked

Narrow Medieval passages contrast with vibrant walls of urban art; an elegant opera house boasts a designer makeover and an upside down white elephant perches on the hillside... Scratch the surface...

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Celebrate July 4th with this easy watermelon cocktail!

Celebrate July 4th with this easy watermelon cocktail!

Feeling the heat? Cool down with this frozen watermelon cocktail!

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Gadget Guru - Fondoodler

Gadget Guru - Fondoodler

Gadget Guru

This must be our cheesiest gadget yet, surely? This fondoodler let's you take your favourite cheddar, emmental, edam or comté, melt it and draw on your food. Get creative and use your...

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Hurray for Diversity & the Refugee Cultural Festival

Hurray for Diversity & the Refugee Cultural Festival

Mid Morning Mix

Sylvie, Samad, Gaayathri & Dan join Katt in the studio to talk about the Refugee Cultural Festival that takes place in Geneva 17-22nd June. Top (from left to right): Dan & Katt ...

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