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Real British bacon

Hi I used to be able to order British bacon and sausages online with a company called Over the rainbow. Does anybody know were i can get these items from now. Please help, i have British visitors coming over soon.
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Re: Real British bacon

I think the company's still there, they're just called Naturally Orkney now.

http://www.naturally-orkney.com/index.php
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Old 30.07.2009, 13:06
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Re: Real British bacon

I think there is also a resident on EF offering "real" bacon - ask Colin or search for Bacon and english on the search function...
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Old 30.07.2009, 13:21
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Hi I used to be able to order British bacon and sausages online with a company called Over the rainbow. Does anybody know were i can get these items from now. Please help, i have British visitors coming over soon.
If you can`t find it online to order, aou could always ask your British visitors to bring you some from the UK, this is what i do
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Old 30.07.2009, 13:23
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Re: Real British bacon

there is a store in Zug that sells proper bacon. Bit if a trip but its there. Alo pies, HP sauce etc. Franky's cheese & more, Zug
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Re: Real British bacon

Thanks to everybody for your replies. Macst, Naturally Orkney, thats the site i used before thanks again. Bring on the HP.
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Old 30.07.2009, 20:50
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Hi I used to be able to order British bacon and sausages online with a company called Over the rainbow. Does anybody know were i can get these items from now. Please help, i have British visitors coming over soon.

Just curious why British visitors to Switzerland would expect a perfectly British breakfast. How about a nice Swiss breakfast including freshly baked Gipfeli and the like?
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Old 30.07.2009, 21:48
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Just curious why British visitors to Switzerland would expect a perfectly British breakfast. How about a nice Swiss breakfast including freshly baked Gipfeli and the like?
Shut up and pass the brown sauce. More tea, vicar?

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Where can I buy real Bacon?

Where can I buy real Bacon, not American streaky... but real bacon?

I went into the very well stocked and wonderfully diverse Carfour at Val Thiory the other day. I was very impressed.... but I need an egg and bacon sandwich on a Saturday morning and I couldn't find a decent rasher anywhere. Lardons are great in pasta and streaky very nice over a Turkey but both can't quite cut the Mustard.

Any helpers?
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Where can I buy real Bacon, not American streaky... but real bacon?

I went into the very well stocked and wonderfully diverse Carfour at Val Thiory the other day. I was very impressed.... but I need an egg and bacon sandwich on a Saturday morning and I couldn't find a decent rasher anywhere. Lardons are great in pasta and streaky very nice over a Turkey but both can't quite cut the Mustard.

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Co-Op online. It's lovely smoked stuff. Had it for breakfast this morning for the first time.
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Co-Op online. It's lovely smoked stuff. Had it for breakfast this morning for the first time.
I'll second that: it's surprisingly good

Also at Coop at Bachenbülach at least
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Re: Where can I buy real Bacon?

Wonderful news, thanks! You have already improved my weekends and mood immensely... my wife will be pleased.
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Re: Where can I buy real Bacon?

Plenty of info if you do a search, this type of question obviously comes up reasonably often on an English forum http://www.englishforum.ch/search.php?searchid=4505608
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Old 02.09.2010, 19:52
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Re: Where can I buy real Bacon?

I also love my bacon ...... and have found the most tasty bacon (Frühlingspek) at Swiss Metzgerei`s (Butcher shop) ..... it doesnt look like much, but very very tasty! Just enough fat left over to fry the eggs in.

Find a small village and look for the local Metzger......
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I also love my bacon ...... and have found the most tasty bacon (Frühlingspek) at Swiss Metzgerei`s (Butcher shop) ..... it doesnt look like much, but very very tasty! Just enough fat left over to fry the eggs in.

Find a small village and look for the local Metzger......
When you say it doesn't look like much... you mean it doesn't look like English bacon, and is in fact Swiss-style streaky bacon?
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When you say it doesn't look like much... you mean it doesn't look like English bacon, and is in fact Swiss-style streaky bacon?
oops. Ok, yes it does resemble streaky ... BUT .. its tasty!

By English bacon, is that the big slices of Shoulder?.. not much fat?

One can go insane trying to find things one is used to ...... and I just settled on this, as opposed to tasteless other stuff .. and smoked other stuff ...... After a few years here you hardly suffer at all! (oooohhhhh for a piece of Boerewors with fried eggs.....)
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oops. Ok, yes it does resemble streaky ... BUT .. its tasty!

By English bacon, is that the big slices of Shoulder?.. not much fat?

One can go insane trying to find things one is used to ...... and I just settled on this, as opposed to tasteless other stuff .. and smoked other stuff ...... After a few years here you hardly suffer at all! (oooohhhhh for a piece of Boerewors with fried eggs.....)
This is what he's looking for, and you can get it in Switzerland if you know where to look.

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Re: Where can I buy real Bacon?

I have loads in my freezer yum My mates butcher over here does the UK style cut

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Re: Where can I buy real Bacon?

us to , we bring about 32 slices everytime we go home to the uk then freeze them for rainy sundays , then we have our traditional English roast dinner in the afternoons......mega yummy my wife is the best i know at yorkshire puddings and her beef stock gravy is to die for ....

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Old 02.09.2010, 21:29
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us to , we bring about 32 slices everytime we go home to the uk then freeze them for rainy sundays , then we have our traditional English roast dinner in the afternoons......mega yummy my wife is the best i know at yorkshire puddings and her beef stock gravy is to die for ....
I take it that you are still within the meat allowance!
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