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Bacon butties in ZH

My limited experience of shopping for food in Zurich leads me to believe that I'm (again) moving to a bacon desert. True?

How much can one bring in across the border, assuming there is a limit (I vaguely remember reading something about it here)?
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Old 19.02.2007, 22:37
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

http://over-the-rainbow.ch

A bit slow tonight, friends have used it but not me.
I'm not associated with it.

IIRC, it's a 500g per person over the border.
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

Despite not being able to get thick cut organic Wiltshire bacon, you can get Canadian style smoked streaky bacon in Coop.
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Old 19.02.2007, 23:12
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

Thanks folks!

/me drools over bacon photos
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Old 19.02.2007, 23:16
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

My solution to the lack of back bacon thus far has been to pick up a chunk of "Rippli" in Coop, slice that as you like it and voila. Looks like bacon, tastes like bacon, I reckon you can call it bacon
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

I found COOP useful too... still miss my bacon butties after the 9th hole on the morning round of golf...
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

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http://over-the-rainbow.ch

A bit slow tonight, friends have used it but not me.
I'm not associated with it.


Thumbs up,

very good. . . .

--10 years here and it's the best "english bacon" I've had, nuff sed - -

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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

I'v heard it said that Migro offer 'English Bacon' on their home delivery website... or perhaps its the co-op. Thats another price we have to pay for living in CH. No decent 'Greasy spoons'.
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Old 20.02.2007, 14:13
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

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It is pants
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

Oo! www.le-shop.ch via Migros. And the whole thing is in English, too. "British bacon (made in Switzerland)"
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It is pants
Gawd, I hope not. The last thing I need is the neighbourhood mutts sniffing around my nether regions.
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

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It is pants
Thought it might be... probably wafer thin and tasting of old car tires.
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Old 20.02.2007, 14:36
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

I've some Brit bacon in the freezer from my last jolly back to blightly

Send your offers on a postcard, no time wasters please...
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Old 20.02.2007, 14:55
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

Don't forget we need the HP Sauce as well - just to give it that British taste - as most of the Bacon in UK is Danish !!
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

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Oo! www.le-shop.ch via Migros. And the whole thing is in English, too. "British bacon (made in Switzerland)"
Surely we need Danish Bacon for the British (Made in Switzerland)
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

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Don't forget we need the HP Sauce as well - just to give it that British taste - as most of the Bacon in UK is Danish !!
Ah ha. I have some of that as well.

I'm enjoying this thread....

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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

if you order from this "over the rainbow" how do they deliver and how long do deliveries usually take ( I'm having visions of week old sausages in the post )
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

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if you order from this "over the rainbow" how do they deliver and how long do deliveries usually take ( I'm having visions of week old sausages in the post )
lifted from the website
I've never had a problem with their products, service or delivery....


Packaging - Shipping
Packaging
Our current method of packaging goods is as follows :-
Frozen product(s) are wrapped in insulating material and packed securely into the appropriately sized Swiss Post 'YellowBox'.
Shipping
Currently ALL orders are shipped using die Swiss Post PostPac Prio(rity) packet delivery service. We dispatch 4 days in the week - Monday to Thursday with your goods being delivered the day after dispatch.
In your 'Status changed to "Completed"' e-mail, you will find the Swiss Post shipping reference number.
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

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I'm enjoying this thread....
I'd rather enjoy a bacon sarny

Anyway, having been out of the UK for over six years I've forgotten what decent bacon tastes like, so I guess even the stuff that tastes like "pants" will be heaven.
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Old 20.02.2007, 15:34
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Re: Bacon butties in ZH

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Ah ha. I have some of that as well.

I'm enjoying this thread....
me too, just placed an order
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