11. January 2018

Modern Age | Food

From Spanish soup to potpourri

Spanish soup was once the ultimate in Sunday meals. This stew was cooked and served in bronze tureens. The dish and its tureen have disappeared from our culinary consciousness. Only a few robust museum pieces and the foreign word potpourri remain.

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9. December 2017

20th / 21st century | Tourism

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Out of the blue sky

In December 1978 the whole of Switzerland was snow-free. Only in Savognin did the flakes dance – thanks to the first snow cannons.

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7. December 2017

20th / 21st century | Series: Swiss Graphic Design

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On the road with Rosmarie Tissi

Rosmarie Tissi, graphic designer for almost 60 years, talks about her work, experiences and views.

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4. December 2017

20th / 21st century | Economy

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The dark side of chocolate

The demand for chocolate skyrocketed at the beginning of the 20th century, not least because of World War I. This is the dark side of chocolate history.

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20. November 2017

Modern Age | Review

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“Coffee from Helvécia”

Surprising insights into Switzerland’s colonial history at the Johann Jacobs Museum in Zurich.

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16. November 2017

20th / 21st century | Series: Swiss Graphic Design

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Art & cuisine

Food and drink played a central role in the life and work of the painter, commercial artist, “Nebelspalter” magazine caricaturist, book artist and legendary artists’ masked balls decorator Willi Rieser.

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