Articles: Food & Drink

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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Geneva's first outdoor beer festival this weekend!

Geneva's first outdoor beer festival this weekend!

The Breakfast Show

Geneva’s first outdoor beer festival is on this weekend in Carouge. It’s the first time the event has been held – but organisers hope it will become an annual beer lovers get toge...

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Caves Ouvertes - wineries are open in Vaud!

Caves Ouvertes - wineries are open in Vaud!

Mid Morning Mix

This weekend - 3-4 June - the wineries of Vaud will open their doors to the public. For CHF 20 you can grab a passport and a glass and head to multiple wineries to taste the wine. Benjamin Gehri...

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Eat, drink and celebrate Traübenbluetenfest in Schaffhausen

Eat, drink and celebrate Traübenbluetenfest in Schaffhausen

Mid Morning Mix

  Traübenbluetenfest in Schaffhausen takes place on the 17th & 18th June. It's a celebration of the grape’s blossoming and therefore it’s a great time to head ...

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Win free beer for a year!

Win free beer for a year!

Thirsty? We've teamed up with the Mr Pickwick and Oliver Twist Pubs to offer WRS listeners our most thirst-quenching competition yet! 

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Daphne Cheng is bringing her healthy, sexy food-revolution to Switzerland.

Daphne Cheng is bringing her healthy, sexy food-revolution to Switzerland.

Mid Morning Mix

Daphne Cheng and Lauren Xandra are on their way to Verbier when they call into the WRS studio as they're bringing their healthy, sexy, food-revolution to Switzerland.

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Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict

From a hung-over Wall Street broker called Lemuel Benedict to Commodore E C Benedict ordering up a special at the Waldorf Hotel, there’s been many a claim to the origins of this classic New Y...

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