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Baking Swiss Bread: Zopf & Pain de Pâques

  • March 22, 2023
  • 10:00 - 11:30
  • Höschgasse 38, 8008 Zürich, AWCZ Clubhouse
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  • 20 CHF Members

Registration is closed


Practice your Zopf-braiding skills at a hands-on baking workshop with cookbook author and Swiss food blogger Heddi Nieuwsma. Also, learn how to shape an Easter bread (Pain de Pâques) from the French-speaking canton of Neuchâtel. You’ll get the chance to sample both breads during the workshop with butter and jam. In addition, Heddi will talk about some of the history behind these traditional Swiss breads and give you some tips for baking bread at home.

Cost: 20 CHF Members/30 CHF Non-Members.

Register NOW! If we still have spots available, walk-ins are welcome.

Cancellation Deadline is March 20th, 2023.

Note that Heddi will come with her books that you can purchase at the venue. If you're interested, email to preorder her books Sweet & Swiss (2022 edition - 39CHF) and Swiss Bread (2020 edition - 39 CHF) available in French, German and EnglishPlease bring cash to buy the preordered books.

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: For those cost-based Events and Activities, the participant/s will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has cancelled before the cancellation deadline in writing or per e-mail. For free Events and Activities, as we need an accurate head count for the caterers, the cancellation deadline should be honored. Thank you for your understanding.

Contact Rosy for further information.

Heddi Nieuwsma has authored two cookbooks: Sweet + Swiss (2022) and Swiss Bread (2020). Since moving from the US to Switzerland over a decade ago, she has developed a passion for learning about Swiss cuisine. Through her blog, Cuisine Helvetica, she shares recipes, stories, culinary travel recommendations and more. Heddi wants to increase awareness of Swiss food beyond its reputation for chocolate and cheese. Her blog is

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UBS AG                                  American Women’s Club of Zurich
Bahnhofstrasse 45                 Höschgasse 38
8001 Zürich                           8008 Zürich

IBAN: CH44 0020 6206 2209 7740 X

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