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Old 05.07.2011, 20:34
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Do you want the Greek delivery contact?
I have it and unfortunately is nothing like back home. Plus i feel bad about ordering when i have food at home
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Old 05.07.2011, 20:35
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I have it and unfortunately is nothing like back home. Plus i feel bad about ordering when i have food at home
I agree it's not as good as Greece
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My wife feeds me crackers and lard.

No doubt she'll be along shortly with a different story, though.
I remember when bread and dripping was a luxury.
I wouldn't mind betting I'm the only one on the EF who remembers that.
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Old 05.07.2011, 20:40
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My wife feeds me crackers and lard.
Good lard is CHF 30 /kg (or more)!

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Old 05.07.2011, 20:42
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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
So, you plan on eating only 1/2 a pizza?

And no drinks?

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Good lard is CHF 30 /kg (or more)!
Did I say it was good lard?
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Old 05.07.2011, 20:52
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A. Pint.
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

My heart bleeds for you dearie
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

My heart bleeds for you dearie

Lard in my part of the world is very good though (called 'speck' in yours)
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Old 05.07.2011, 20:57
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I remember when bread and dripping was a luxury.
I wouldn't mind betting I'm the only one on the EF who remembers that.
Nah .... I remember my mum pouring off the pork fat into a cup to solidify in the fridge - jelly underneath and good solid lump of dripping on the top.

My dad then used to spread it onto pre-sliced white bread, a sprinkle of salt - and if we were really lucky and there was a bit of stuffing left - cor, that was the dog's b.....
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My heart bleeds for you dearie

Lard in my part of the world is very good though (called 'speck' in yours)
And lard (lovely picture, yummmm) here is 90-100% fat (called lardo in these parts), and the good stuff has the consistency of butter (but MUCH better taste).

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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

I eat like a king (as much as one can here) because I buy nearly all my meat either at Aldi (limited selection) or at a regular store at 50% at the end of the day. If you have an extra freezer like me, you can take extra advantage of 50% and stock up on goodies.

50% veggies I am leery of, because I've often found them to be reeeally at the brink of not-so-fresh–ness. Inspect carefully.

I often make dinners like a roast chicken leg quarter (Aldi, 2.50) and some grilled or pan-roasted veggies (or a salad) and some rice.

Another tip: avoid the overpriced, chewy Swiss beef and go for horse instead. It's both cheaper and more tender, and if you just tell yourself it's beef, you'll never notice any difference between it and lean beef.
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50% veggies I am leery of, because I've often found them to be reeeally at the brink of not-so-fresh–ness. Inspect carefully.
It's ok if you take a former greengrocer's assistant along with you.
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

I can tell myself- but I don't believe me, sorry.
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Nah .... I remember my mum pouring off the pork fat into a cup to solidify in the fridge - jelly underneath and good solid lump of dripping on the top.

My dad then used to spread it onto pre-sliced white bread, a sprinkle of salt - and if we were really lucky and there was a bit of stuffing left - cor, that was the dog's b.....
Now you're making me salivate
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Old 05.07.2011, 21:19
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It's ok if you take a former greengrocer's assistant along with you.
Maggie - you never! She likes Zug though, and Phillip Morris.
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Old 05.07.2011, 21:22
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Maggie - you never! She likes Zug though, and Phillip Morris.
? Too much absinthe Odile
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Make bolognese with half mince half lentils - lovely.
Or entirely replace the mince with tofu. First cut a few holes in the package and queeze as much water as possible out of the tofu, then open the package and crumble it. Don't dice it, that looks disgusting.
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Re: Making dinner for two under 10CHF?

Wow, great forum, I post a thread, zip out for a mo and I have a list of helpful suggestions when I return

Great ideas (except for the buy macdonalds one and the skip food one LOL)

Keep 'em rolling..
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? Too much absinthe Odile
I knew somebody would say that one day. Hey ho!
Maggie is of course the most famous greengrocer's assistant from the UK, from Grantham, and she does like Zug and Phillip Morris. Not as sharp as she used to be though.
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