vogelheu bird hay sweet lunch

Vogelheu typical Swiss Meal (bird hay) – sweet lunch – no food waste

Did you ever taste Vogelheu, a typical Swiss Meal? Vogelheu means “bird hay” and is a sweet lunch. What are you doing with old bread? Throw it away? Here I show you how you can use old bread to a fine-tasting meal and take action against the “food waste”. In addition, the Vogelheu tastes fantastic. Our children can not get enough!

Recipe for 4 people:

  • 250 g old bread, white or half white bread, quartered in slice
  • 25 g butter
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 dl milk
  • 1-2 tablespoon of sugar
  • cinnamon sugar to sprinkle


  • Roast the bread with butter in a frying pan until light brown. Add sugar.
  • Mix eggs, milk and sugar, pour to the bread. Reduce heat and stir until it thickens.
  • Arrange Vogelheu (bird hay) on plates and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
    vogelheu bird hay sweet lunch
    vogelheu bird hay sweet lunch

    Try also this for lunch: Toast Hawaii or Healthy Fitness Lunch!

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