In Switzerland as well, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation is commemorated: Here it was Calvin and Zwingli who inspired the spirit of the Reformation: There is a lot to discover in many places.
Milk, a bit of salt, nutmeg, a bay leaf, a clove, in addition egg yolk, cream, bread and a bit of butter – a good handful of ingredients, that’s all what is needed for the “milk soup of Kapell”. It is also significant to eat together from the same bowl. Only the bread cubes remain on one’s side.
With this receipt we are right in the middle of the search for traces of the Swiss Ulrich (Huldrych) Zwingli (1484–1531), who like the later John (Jean) Calvin (1509–1564) spread the reformatory thoughts of Martin Luther among the Swiss confederates in the 16th century.
Zwingli was ordained priest at the age of 22
After his education, Zwingli received his priestly ordination at the age of 22. In Zurich he worked as a preacher at the Grossmünster (cathedral), as a social reformer and politician and launched the Reformation in Zurich, which, after 1523 achieved its breakthrough in German-speaking Switzerland – with the exception of the cantons of Central Switzerland.
Zwingli died during the Second Kappel war on the Albis, which broke out because of the successes of the Protestant movement. “500 years of Reformation” are therefore an important topic in Switzerland as well and are treated differently. The recipe of the milk soup is only a small detail of the exhibition on Zwinglis career as a Theologian and his influence on the reformatory movement.