Swiss National Museum exhibition By Ester Unterfinger (Photo editor) Culture Business ... Print comment See in other languages: 8 See in other languages: 8 Languages: 8 (ar) إطلالة على تقاليد المطبخ السويسري (es) ¿Qué come Suiza? (fr) Que mange la Suisse? (it) Che cosa mangia la Svizzera? (ja) 展覧会「スイス人は何を食べているか？」 (pt) "O que come a Suíça?" (ru) Еда и питание в швейцарской истории (zh) 瑞士人吃什么展览 The exhibition features a series of tables each laid out according to a specific culinary theme Until the emergence of the industrial meat industry in the 19th century, the general population used to eat much less meat than the upper classes in Switzerland Part of the Einsiedeln tableware service, manufactured in 1776 by Switzerland's first porcelain factory at Kilchberg-Schooren Knitting artist Madame Tricot has created a butcher's section featuring knitted meats The picnic hamper is a 'beautiful way of celebrating food in the open air', says curator Pia Schubiger. A 3D cheese map shows the main cheese regions in Switzerland Rare species of apples are on display Part of the exhibition is given over to Swiss star chefs and cookbooks A poor person's meal from the 15-16th centuries: oats, ginger and dried pears What will the Swiss be eating in the future? Insects, laboratory-produced meat and micro leaves, for example. This content was published on May 10, 2017 11:00 AMMay 10, 2017 - 11:00 (Photos: Mara Truog/Swiss National Museum) Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line subscription form Form for signing up for free newsletter. Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox. Email address Top stories (weekly) Latest news (daily) Business (weekly) Politics (weekly) Society (weekly) Fintech (monthly) Click here to see more newsletters swissinfo EN The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. swissinfo.ch Join us on Facebook!