Bern-based Caotina launches a spread for bread: Caotina Crème Chocolat! It contains cocoa powder, hazelnuts and vegetable oils, including oil certified RSPO – because Caotina is a Swiss company founded 55 years ago, concerned about protecting the environment.
Alain Giroud, a gastronomic critic of the Tribune de Genève since 1978, presented his new book 40 ans dans les cuisines des grands chefs, on Thursday, October 18, at Café Slatkine. The public came in large numbers to meet Alain Giroud. GLP Club was present!
Comedian from Valais Yann Lambiel adapts French sing Oldelaf’s « Tristitude » to define what it means to be Swiss. This gives a cruel and very fair (and very cultural) song: « La Suissitude »!
Swiss political cartoonist Patrick Chappatte caricatures the news for daily newspapers Le Temps and in German-speaking Switzerland Neue Zürcher Zeitungen (NZZ) and also for world-famous New York Times.
The European Organization for Nuclear Research, « le CERN », was founded in 1954. Since then, it frequently causes particle collisions in a 27-kilometer tunnel near Geneva. One of its researcher, an Englishman called Tim Berners-Lee, invented the World Wide Web in 1989.
Pregny Alp Festival, is fully dedicated to Swiss culture. The 12th edition will occur on August 4th, in Pregny-Chambésy. Röstis, here we are!
Zep is Genevan artist Philippe Chappuis’ name. It is a tribute to his favourite rock band, Led Zeppelin. Famous for his 8-year old character « Titeuf », Zep also likes to draw grown-up topics. Recently, he published « The End » (éditions Rue de Sèvres), a story about some kind of ecological apocalypse !
Canton de Vaud start-up Biolia offers restaurants its help to limit waste, through its Ecocook certification. Hotel Management School of Geneva’s restaurant Vieux-Bois is the first in Switzerland to have reached level 3 (out of 4).
World-famous Bernese painter Ferdinand Hodler died in Geneva a hundred years ago. The City Museums pay tribute to him. Until August 19th, 100 paintings are presented in the Musée Rath : self-portraits, landscapes and characters, which all attest the timelessness of Hodler’s work.