GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – In a rare move, a medical study of a Mediterranean diet’s impact on cardiovascular problems proved so conclusive the study was abandoned early, after nearly five years. The study, published 25 February in the New England Journal of Medicine, included 7,447 persons considered at risk, and it put them on three diets. […]
Archives for February 2013
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – By now you must have gotten your guggen on, so it is only natural to follow up carnival with some typical Swiss foods eaten at the time. (See the full 2013 Swiss carnivals list). Here’s a roundup of some of the season’s most popular foods and recipes, some of them in German: […]
Figure well below that for UK, France GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Swiss continue to hold a steady line on their consumption of spirits, at about 1.6 litres per person a year for the past 10 years. Consumption has risen slightly, new figures from the Federal Bureau for Alcohol show, but in line with the rising […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – A serendipitous combination this: for those who like the idea of taking a hike with one of the St Bernard dogs from the famous Barry Foundation, and who also like vineyards, you can now put the two together. The Foundation is organizing walks in March and April, Wednesday and Saturday afternoons, with […]
A feature on “Switzerland’s surprising wines” that I wrote for France Today magazine has been adapted and is now the second GenevaLunch.com feature on regional travel & wine this week. It includes suggested wineries from the country’s six wine regions.