Monthly Sunday Brunch

It is now a year since Romandie East Region, BRA Members, friends and guests, regularly get together for our Monthly Sunday Brunch at Zenhäusern bakery/tea-room/restaurant in Sierre. They serve up especially for us, a Full English breakfast, which is accompanied by a glass of freshly pressed orange juice, coffee or tea, and toast. We provide the […]

Ticino Spring Lunch

We shall remember our spring lunch at the Gallo d’Oro as it was the last time that seventeen members from the Ticino were able to meet and enjoy a happy occasion together. I brought 3 bottles of sanitizing gel with me to put on the tables and there was no hand shaking or physical contact, […]

2020 – Monthly Round Table, Conthey (Valais)

2020 and a new year has begun….. Romandie East Region, BRA Members and friends are still meeting at our traditional Monthly Round Table, which have become a regular event where we get together on the every 7th of every month. After having a drink, some good food, catching up with each others news … it’s […]

Fun Fondue in Founex

It was a day of torrential rain and poor visibility – not a good omen for driving out to a vineyard’s “Carnotzet”. Nevertheless, despite the weather and the coronavirus scare,19 members and guests made it to la Domaine des Biolles, Chataigneriaz near the village of Founex in Vaud. Organisers Pam Walsh and Jan Powell welcomed […]

Funi’Fondue

Although for many years I have had a Swiss passport stating that I am Neuchâteloise, I had never taken the Chaumont funiculaire and I am very glad that I finally did. Thanks to Joy’s precise instructions it was easy to find and the decision to hold the fondue at midday rather than in the evening […]

Chinese New Year Lunch 2020

This year the Chinese New Lunar Year of the “Rat” started on the 25th January and BRA Members, friends and visitors all got together to celebrate with lunch at Paradiso “Chez Chou”, Chinese restaurant in Sion town. We were warmly welcomed back this year by the restaurant’s owner and staff and the food service was […]

Cheese Fondue Evening

What better way to keep up the spirits in the bleak midwinter than with a combination of wine, bread and cheese? In January at the trendy Basel restaurant, Ufer7, we were served a delicious cheese fondue with these ingredients plus mini potatoes to dip with. The restaurant describes itself as “urban Swiss” and upstairs the […]