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Alsatian Potato Salad

Potato salad is a German innovation, likely from the early 19th century, though rooted in cooking traditions dating back to the beginning of the previous century. The recipe spread across Europe and the New World over the course of the 18th century. This particular recipe comes from Alsace, which at the time was predominantly German-speaking.

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Braised Chard Stems with Saffron

Chard is a leafy vegetable native to the shores of Sicily, yet it has an enduring association with Switzerland. Considered an essential part of the farmer's garden, it was typically used as animal feed, with the leftover stalks added to evening stews. This recipe is a sophisticated interpretation of the original peasant dish, with the combination of Chard and Saffron frequently used in tarts and casseroles.