Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.
About the Foundation

[13 categories] [20 articles] Filter

20 articles
Œuf, avocat, poisson gras, noix… La diète cétogène ne donne pas dans le light, au contraire ! ©Shutterstock/George Dolgikh
27.09.2019 Jelena Ristic

The craze for the ketogenic diet has now gone global. However, its credo “sugar is dead, long live fat” seems partly counterintuitive.

5 min. Be the first to leave a comment
De l’eau, de l’électronique, des diffuseurs : la base des cocktails du troisième millénaire ?
18.12.2018 Nicolas Godinot
The press has revealed a taste of the future, where a clever cocktail of electronics will change water into wine and trick our senses. Fancy giving it a try?
5 min. Be the first to leave a comment
J’annonce la couleur : je suis biodégradable et recyclable. Mais suis-je pour autant compostable ?
20.08.2018 Aude Reymond
It seems reasonable to assume that all containers labelled as ‘bio-based’ can be thrown away with our green waste. Sheer fallacy or a good habit?
3 min. Be the first to leave a comment
Une épice rare dont la production suppose une abondante main-d’œuvre
17.07.2018 Diana Danko
Scientists have now confirmed some of the beneficial properties of saffron, whether used as a dye, perfume, remedy or spice.
7 min. Be the first to leave a comment
EMAG_bar_lait_pologne_3295.jpg
13.02.2017 Diana Danko
Remnants of the communist era, today’s Polish milk bars serve all levels of society, from the poorest to the wealthiest members of the population. They have also become extremely trendy.
3 min. Be the first to leave a comment
EMAG_venise_carnaval_shutterstock_183142289.jpg
06.02.2017 William Türler
Traditionally, carnival celebrations showcase rich and often sweet culinary specialities. The aim is to stock up on as many calories as possible before Lent. A brief overview.
3 min. Be the first to leave a comment
EMAG_japon_iStock_491202752_TOP.jpg
19.12.2016 Diana Danko
In Japan, families share traditional New Year food over three days. The dishes are presented in a magnificent lacquered box and are heavily symbolic, promising good health, wealth and academic success.
5 min. Be the first to leave a comment
TOP_EMAG_Vietnam_shutterstock_290101091.png
10.10.2016 Diana Danko
Over the course of almost a century of colonisation between 1862 and 1954, the French had a strong influence on Vietnamese cuisine.
6 min. Be the first to leave a comment
EMAG_Street-Food_8035_TOP.png
25.07.2016 Diana Danko
Whether you are just a bit peckish or absolutely ravenous, the colourful, bustling, aroma-filled streets of the great Turkish metropolis have something to satiate you at any hour of the day or night.
4 min. Be the first to leave a comment
©Shutterstock_Yai_18545209.png
17.12.2015 The Alimentarium Team
Chocolate is the delicious result of the transformation of cocoa beans found in the fruit of the cacao tree. Chocolate has its origins in the sacred world of the Mayans and, before becoming a confectionery product, was consumed as a drink offering a host of benefits.
2 min. Be the first to leave a comment
©Shutterstock_Milosz M_253310941.png
07.12.2015 The Alimentarium Team
As a small country situated at the heart of Europe, Switzerland is renowned across the world for its chocolate and cheeses named after regions or Alpine valleys: Gruyère, Emmental, Tilsit, Vacherin fribourgeois and Schabziger. The country comprises 26 states offering a wide range of culinary specialities with a multitude of influences.
3 min. Be the first to leave a comment
©Shutterstock_Aleksei Potov_139850305.png
25.11.2015 The Alimentarium Team
A string of islands in the Pacific Ocean, with their blue lagoons and fine sandy beaches under palm trees, the Polynesian islands offer a South Sea paradise. Their name comes from Greek and means "many islands", one of the three regions that make up Oceania and include the Samoa Islands, Tonga and French Polynesia and thus Tahiti and Bora-Bora.
2 min. Be the first to leave a comment
©Shutterstock_Pierre-Yves Babelon_97574318.png
29.10.2015 Denis Rohrer
Like anywhere in the world, Africa is currently experiencing a change in tastes, with sweet taking precedence over bitter, which is becoming less and less popular. This general trend can also be seen in Madagascar. Luckily however, there are still plenty of traditional Madagascan specialities to discover.
3 min. Be the first to leave a comment
©Louise Kohli_hot-dog_182-sml.png
29.01.2014 Judd Grill

If he had to choose a final meal, psychoanalyst Judd Grill would request a hot dog.

4 min. Be the first to leave a comment
©Stanley Cuendet_titel_01.png
06.05.2014 Marcia Stanley Cuendet

Marcia Stanley Cuendet loves muesli made from roasted grain. When she did not find it in Switzerland, the land of muesli, she began producing it herself.

4 min. Be the first to leave a comment
topics
Topics
Browse our topics on science, history and nutrition. Our contributors take a discerning and witty look at a wide range of food-related subjects.
10_st_josephs.png
topics
5 articles
GettyImages-154685527.png
topics
7 articles
stnmtz_20131015_33422_0.png
topics
7 articles
food_flags_copyright_nathalie_boog.jpg
topics
12 articles
_03c2807_0.png
topics
7 articles
EMAG4_D2E_4_Famille-au-cimetière-A_©-Laurange--Marie-Ange-Unbekandt.png
topics
5 articles
future_04_0.png
topics
5 articles
03-img_apic_20140813_114229-thumb3.png
topics
6 articles
shutterstock_291445322.png
topics
7 articles
Manger vice ou vertu Gluten free
topics
17 articles
Dossier_Alimentarium_interactive_museum_NicolasJutzi.png
topics
6 articles
emag4_d1c_GettyImages-513899505.png
topics
8 articles
aliment-a-un-visage-chocolat.jpg
topics
7 articles
GettyImages-173929927.png
topics
3 articles
cover_food_fortification_01.png
topics
3 articles
iStock_000078535179_Large.png
topics
3 articles
shutterstock_140930638.png
topics
5 articles
lkskr_8.png
topics
6 articles
Yun-Long-Song_title_01_0.png
topics
3 articles
alimentarium magazine
Our monthly newsletter keeps you up-to-date so you can be the first to discover our latest articles and videos. Explore, learn and join in!
subscribe now