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Old 05.07.2011, 20:49
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

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risotto milanese with the most expensive ingredient being safron is a good example
That's only because you are cheap and don't use carnaroli, nor add porcini.

Also, when I make Milanese, it's normally to accompany Ossi Bucchi!

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Old 05.07.2011, 20:52
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

Hang on, student staple

Beans on toast
or even beans and sausages on toast......

Deffo less than 10chf

Not sure if it'll impress the Swiss though
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Old 05.07.2011, 20:53
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We love Chick Pea curry.

An onion, a can of tomotoes and 2 cans of chick peas plus a few yummy spices (garlic, chilli, ground cumin, coriander, paprika, garam masala).

It is not only good for you but is < CHF 5 for our family of 4.
that sounds very much like indian ..just made a couple of days back
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Old 05.07.2011, 20:54
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I miss Whole Foods. *sob, wail, cry, sniffle, WAAAAAAH!*
OMG, when I first came back to the states a while back, I vividly remember standing in front of their meat counter just taking it all in while the confused dudes behind the counter were trying to figure out if they should offer me some meat or a tissue. Oh, god, how I miss that store. I'm likely not the first, nor the last, to say how limited the variety is here and how dear that little variety is but....I'm at a loss to explain my lack of adaptation to the food available here. If it weren't for the wine, I'd have lost 20 pounds by now.
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That makes it 2 of us....i just order pizza or Vietnamese food which is exactly 10 chf
In Switzerland?
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That makes it 2 of us....i just order pizza or Vietnamese food which is exactly 10 chf
really man ..where do you get pizza for 10 chf ?
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Old 05.07.2011, 21:14
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

10 cans of Anker beer



20 cans if you buy it when they do a 50% offer
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Old 05.07.2011, 21:15
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Pizza for 10 Franks?

Even in Italy it costs more.

Each!

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Pizzeria Cinecitta

Rue Montchoisy 17 - 1207 Genève (Just across my house)

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Awesome Italian pizza for 10 CHF only

Le Printemps

54, Rue du 31 Décembre

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Nice Vietnamese food for 11 CHF small, 13.5 CHF if you're very hungary including rice
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Old 05.07.2011, 21:19
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

Do they deliver/take away?
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OMG, when I first came back to the states a while back, I vividly remember standing in front of their meat counter just taking it all in while the confused dudes behind the counter were trying to figure out if they should offer me some meat or a tissue. Oh, god, how I miss that store. I'm likely not the first, nor the last, to say how limited the variety is here and how dear that little variety is but....I'm at a loss to explain my lack of adaptation to the food available here. If it weren't for the wine, I'd have lost 20 pounds by now.
he he - I am not familiar with Whole Foods, but when I was in the UK recently I nearly had a panic attack when confronted with all the fantastic variety and selection.
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

My wife feeds me crackers and lard.

No doubt she'll be along shortly with a different story, though.
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

Not a recipe, more of an algorithm:

1) Stop at Migros on the way home. Buy whatever veggies are 50% off and non-bio. (50% off bio veggies = full price normal veggies)

2) Grab some potatoes just in case (you can never have too many potatoes) and another head of garlic (ditto).

3) Assess your veggie haul.

4) If it looks like a salad, buy some cheap/50% off meat to go with it and call it a Fitness Teller. (Best part is you can do this with just about any meat: "Bauernbratwurst Fitness Teller" is a regular feature at our house when there's nothing else on sale.)

5) If it's more substantial veggies (fennel, eggplant) then have them with potatoes, rice or cornbread and call it a Proper Dinner.

6) If there aren't any vegetables on sale, go home and make a curry with your potatoes and your head of garlic and whatever else you've got in the cupboard. (We are having aloo gobi tonight for precisely this reason.)

There you go! Guaranteed <10CHF without even thinking about it. This is my standard routine when I can't be bothered to actually plan a meal.
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My wife feeds me crackers and lard.

No doubt she'll be along shortly with a different story, though.
You are lucky!!! When I was a girl ...
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"get some random meat and stick it under the grill and eat with some salad"
Mmmmm.... Greek cooking...
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

Toasted sandwiches (ham and cheese/tuna mayo/cheese & onion etc etc) with some soup from a can.
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Do they deliver/take away?
Take away for both.

For delivery Pizza15 , all pizzas (Not as good as Cinecitta) and pastas 15 CHF, minimum order 20 CHF (Would be great for 2)
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Take away for both.

For delivery Pizza15 , all pizzas (Not as good as Cinecitta) and pastas 15 CHF, minimum order 20 CHF (Would be great for 2)

OK my place or yours?
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OK my place or yours?
Whatever, i don't mind as long there's Pizza
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Mmmmm.... Greek cooking...
Its not a whole lamb on a spit but it will do



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Its not a whole lamb on a spit but it will do



We really need a drooling smiley
Do you want the Greek delivery contact?
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