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Food beyond borders

Set off on a trip no travel agent could ever offer you! Swiss specialities, a Mediterranean diet, the pleasures of Madagascan or Oceanic cuisine… Our round-the-world tour of culinary traditions will definitely tickle your taste buds...

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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.
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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.
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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.
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30.09.2015 Annabelle Peringer
Nature hands us a whole spectrum of rich and varied colours, literally on our plates! Not only do we eat pigments and molecules, but we use some of them as colouring agents. Red, yellow, pink and green are just some of the rainbow of colours in our food.
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15.11.2014 Elisabetta Moro
The Mediterranean diet involves not only what people eat, but also how, where and with whom. As such, it refers to the “art of living”, that is to say, the translation of the Greek word "diaita". In the 20th century, when the eating habits of rural labourers in this region were discovered to be beneficial to their health, many of the more affluent began following their example.
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