Cholera – the traditional Valais dish

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Cholera – the traditional dish with a peculiar name

It is no coincidence that one of the most traditional Valais dishes is named after an illness. When Cholera struck Valais in 1830, people tried to leave the house as little as possible because of the risk of infection. People cooked with what was in their stores and in the garden.

Perhaps that's why there are so many different recipes for Valais Cholera. The vegetable pie, made with puff or shortcrust pastry, can be filled as you please. Some popular recipes are revealed here.


"Bättmer" Cholera
Furri Marie's Cholera
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