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sorry had to fix that for you..

what is this disturbing you while you are eating your orrible ackfleisch..
Please, I got standards...I deepfry a Kebab and sprinkle some vanilla powder on it.
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Please, I got standards...I deepfry a Kebab and sprinkle some vanilla powder on it.
a lot of kebabs should come with a sprinkle of antibiotics!
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Old 26.03.2014, 23:21
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a lot of kebabs should come with a sprinkle of antibiotics!
That's why you always order a pangasius skewer with it.
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Old 29.03.2014, 09:44
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Re: Supermarket best buys

an aldi weekly special so not always available

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reading the advertising, i thought ok how creamy can a cheese be plus i was a bit apprehensive i don't often buy the closed container cheeses bcs i can't tell if they are ripe, well this one is ripe and absolutely deliciously creamy

if you have another adult in the family, buy 2, then you might not have to listen to, 'what you ate the whole thing'

aldi made in ch 18chf per kilo

migros made in ch 18chf per kilo plus des and recipe ideas

guy who makes it

ps. even though it is competitively priced migros on line, in the shops i found it to be full price, so watch out.

pps. i'm thinking of buying another one because its not possible to eat two in two days is it?
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Old 29.03.2014, 09:57
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coffee filters - not sure about migros price, but in mueller is much cheaper than coop
bio sunflower oil - coop sells it as well, but I find the taste of both migros and coop ones to be bitter, instead I get cold pressed normal sunflower oil from coop
I think you are right about the migros bio one, it is bitter, this was the only item i had not taste tested as i only just bought it and thought the price very reasonable, i noticed recently they also have a swiss version which is more expensive and i haven't tried it

migros also sells a normal one that they have a special on at the moment, buy two get 1.50chf off each one.

just fyi, I looked but the sell by date is in a few months so be careful, unless you chow down on the stuff.
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Re: Supermarket best buys

What is the price for wine in Migros?
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What is the price for wine in Migros?
Migros doesn't sell wine or spirits in its stores. As has been said many times before.
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Migros doesn't sell wine or spirits in its stores. As has been said many times before.
They do often have very good offers in their online store leshop however. You can have it delivered or order it for collection at one if their collection points.
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Re: Supermarket best buys

I was once behind an older Swiss lady in the ALDI queue at Ittigen near Bern. Her 4 items came to about Fr 10.50

She disputed the price: there is a mistake, it MUST cost more than that....

We haven't discussed bread: The LIDL and ALDI bread are way ahead of Denner, Migros and Coop on both price and quality.
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I was once behind an older Swiss lady in the ALDI queue at Ittigen near Bern. Her 4 items came to about Fr 10.50

She disputed the price: there is a mistake, it MUST cost more than that....

We haven't discussed bread: The LIDL and ALDI bread are way ahead of Denner, Migros and Coop on both price and quality.
Couldn't put it better Lidl and Aldi beat Coop and Migros hands down on price and quality
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Couldn't put it better Lidl and Aldi beat Coop and Migros hands down on price and quality
I agree but trying to convince the wife is another thing.
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Couldn't put it better Lidl and Aldi beat Coop and Migros hands down on price and quality
Price, yes, for sure. But quality....? I've not found Aldi/Lidl food to be bad and I will happily call in from time to time, particularly for meat bargains (and once cooked I tend not to notice any difference). But for fruit and veg, both fresh and tinned, general household stuff and particularly dairy, my big local Migros and Coops are definitely higher quality. On sheer range and choice alone, they are definitely ahead IMO.

Regarding wine, Aldi and Lidl have some excellent bargains though the range is small. Some really good Italian reds in particular. But Denner is my favourite wine place. Scruffier than Coop, but they always have some interesting stuff lurking on the shelves at good prices. I love the way you see 'Cru Classe' Bordeaux for well over 100 CHFs a bottle plonked (ho ho) next to the 4 CHF Grocer's Beaujolais.

BTW, don't overlook the local farm shop. We usually call in once a week for our eggs and milk, and pick up whatever is in season fruit/veg-wise. Prices are usually pretty good and it's nice to support the local growers.
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We haven't discussed bread: The LIDL and ALDI bread are way ahead of Denner, Migros and Coop on both price and quality.
Among these (+ spar) I only like bread at Coop and buy it preferably there or from bakeries, but the later is usually more expensive than what I am willing to pay...

I think that for bread there is a huge difference taste-wise. Actually even in Coop bio ones are way better than non-bio ones...

Anyways, as I realized in some previous thread I buy much smaller quantities of bread than some people here. Hence I don't mind the price much.
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We haven't discussed bread: The LIDL and ALDI bread are way ahead of Denner, Migros and Coop on both price and quality.
I don't actually think bread is a good thing to compare as it has been my experience that the 'quality' of bread varies widely from store to store depending on the bakers.

Aldi and Denner used to be by far the worst around here ( to our taste and that also varies from person to person) but Aldi has a new in store bakery and the bread is really good now.

In order of preference for us would be Manor ( best of anywhere), Aldi, Migros ( used to be better but changed for the worse recently), COOP/Denner.

The pre packed, part cooked breads from Aldi are the best of any though IMO.

Can't comment on Lidl as I never shop there due to distance.
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Re: Supermarket best buys

I seem to come back with too much non-food stuff when I shop at Lidl :-) I use Lidl for the basics eg milk, rice, household stuff, fruit and veges but still need to go to Coop/Toppcc/Migros for Asian vegetables, school snacks, wraps and beef for stir fry.
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Price, yes, for sure. But quality....? I've not found Aldi/Lidl food to be bad and I will happily call in from time to time, particularly for meat bargains (and once cooked I tend not to notice any difference). But for fruit and veg, both fresh and tinned, general household stuff and particularly dairy, my big local Migros and Coops are definitely higher quality. On sheer range and choice alone, they are definitely ahead IMO.

Regarding wine, Aldi and Lidl have some excellent bargains though the range is small. Some really good Italian reds in particular. But Denner is my favourite wine place. Scruffier than Coop, but they always have some interesting stuff lurking on the shelves at good prices. I love the way you see 'Cru Classe' Bordeaux for well over 100 CHFs a bottle plonked (ho ho) next to the 4 CHF Grocer's Beaujolais.

BTW, don't overlook the local farm shop. We usually call in once a week for our eggs and milk, and pick up whatever is in season fruit/veg-wise. Prices are usually pretty good and it's nice to support the local growers.
Lidl has a small wine range? Look here at the 128 wines in their range

I agree about Denner, my favourite is the Coop on-line shop; many excellent bargains and they deliver to your door so you do not have to sober up to drive your car

p.s. Coop currently offer 20% off all wines, see here
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Re: Supermarket best buys

It seems that there are only 3 markets in Zug - Migros, Coop, Denner. No Aldi or Lidl.

If there is no any wine in Migros, then I will have only two options: Coop or Denner. I looked through the list of red wines offered in Denner - 139 different choices

What about Coop?
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It seems that there are only 3 markets in Zug - Migros, Coop, Denner. No Aldi or Lidl.

If there is no any wine in Migros, then I will have only two options: Coop or Denner. I looked through the list of red wines offered in Denner - 139 different choices

What about Coop?
Your location is Baar and there is both and Aldi and Lidl in the town. There is also a Aldi in Cham.

ALDI Baar / ZG
Oberdorfstrasse 9
6340 Baar

Lidl Baar
Sagistrasse 10
6340 Baar
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It seems that there are only 3 markets in Zug - Migros, Coop, Denner. No Aldi or Lidl.

If there is no any wine in Migros, then I will have only two options: Coop or Denner. I looked through the list of red wines offered in Denner - 139 different choices

What about Coop?
About "What about Coop?"

Well if all else fails you could try clicking on the Coop link I gave in the previous post number 56?

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About "What about Coop?"

Well if all else fails you could try clicking on the Coop link I gave in the previous post number 56?
LOL, sorry I'm a little in a hurry before departure, usually I try to look over all previous posts

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