Borrowed from Alemannic German.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɹɜːstɪ/, enPR: rûrsʹtĭ
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɹɔsti/, /ˈɹʊʃti/, enPR: rôsʹtē, ro͝oshʹtē
rösti (plural röstis)
- A traditional breakfast dish in Germanophone Switzerland (originally from Bern canton) made from potatoes, fried in a pan with butter or fat and widely varying other ingredients such as bacon, onions, cheese, apples or fresh herbs.
The border between German- and French-speaking Switzerland is known as the “Röstigraben” because only the first traditionally serves rösti at breakfast.
traditional dish in Germanophone Switzerland made from fried potatoes