Basel Food and Drink Guide

Things to do in Basel, Louise Haughton Blog

Asparagus a local delicacy of Basel

Asparagus is grown in abundance in Switzerland and is considered a local delicacy. It’s best eaten in season which is end of April to early June.

Things to do in Basel, Louise Haughton blog

A tour of Basel’s best microbreweries and beer halls

Take my tour of Basel’s microbreweries and beer halls, doable in one day or over time. There’s a vibrant microbrewery scene in Basel and many a wonderful beer hall to drink a beer in the bar, on the terrace or to take away. Cheers and enjoy!!

Recipes from Louise and Jim

Things to do in Basel, Louise Haughton Blog

Foraging for elderflower to make a summery cordial

It was a warm sunny day today so, I headed to Niederbipp in Canton Solothurn, a region I used to live in. I wanted to go foraging in the woods with the hope that I could also pick some Elderflower. Why? These beautiful delicate flowers are packed with fragrant yellow pollen that makes the most delicious summer cordial.

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