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What is their obsession with Gherkins!!! Does anyone know where I might buy a trad swiss receipe book but written in English? My German is nowhere near good enough still to try to follow instructions in it!!
Orell Fussli on Rennweg/Bahnhofstrasse has some.
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What is their obsession with Gherkins!!! Does anyone know where I might buy a trad swiss receipe book but written in English? My German is nowhere near good enough still to try to follow instructions in it!!
Google is your friend... http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=&q=traditional+swiss+recipes&sourceid=na vclient-ff&rlz=1B3GGLL_en-GB___CH395&ie=UTF-8
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Well, I guess it does depend on the cheese. Maybe Swiss Cheese, but I haven't had it in years.
Pssst... "Swiss Cheese" doesn't exist over here! Just like English muffins don't in England.

If you can find them, some standard Swiss cheeses to try are Emmentaler, Gruyere and Appenzeller. Emmentaler has holes and is the closest of them to the "Swiss Cheese" you're used to.
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Re: Easy to make Swiss food?

Oh...well, makes sense. But I'll see if those are available here in OC. Thanks again guys for all the links and recipes.
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Swiss cook book

For those interested in Swiss style cooking, Betty Bossy (the Delia of Switzerland) has recently published THE SWISS COOK BOOK - available in German, French, Italian and English. See www.bettybossy.ch
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For those interested in Swiss style cooking, Betty Bossy (the Delia of Switzerland) has recently published THE SWISS COOK BOOK - available in German, French, Italian and English. See www.bettybossy.ch
Is Betty Bossi actually a real person?

I just presumed she was another Betty Crocker type of thing...
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Re: Easy to make Swiss food?

Google is your friend - well mine anyway. Betty Bossi - and we all know where Google translate is, don't we?
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Google is your friend - well mine anyway. Betty Bossi
So I was right!

I feel much better now.

Thank you.
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Probably one of the easiest dishes to make is the "Züri Geschnetzeltes" with Rösti (from Zurich in the German part of Switzerland):
I often make the Geschnetzeltes using chicken (veal is very expensive in the States) and serve it with either rössti or noodles. Great hit with my friends who have not been to Switzerland and do not know the original.

It is very easy to make. I was planning on a simple sautéed chicken breast tonight, started thinking of a sauce, and went out to buy the shallots, sour cream (I use it rather than cream) and mushrooms.
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Re: Easy to make Swiss food?

My favourite Swiss Food, it s Fondue, it s really delicious.
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Yes.

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Re: Easy to make Swiss food?

Place chocolate on a dessert bowl.

Place in California sun.

After melted place ice cream on it.



Eat.



Easy enough for you?
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Is Betty Bossi actually a real person?

I just presumed she was another Betty Crocker type of thing...
What people believe becomes real, for them. Scary eh?
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I often make the Geschnetzeltes using chicken (veal is very expensive in the States) .
Don't you actually mean "chicken is very cheap" in the States?
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For those interested in Swiss style cooking, Betty Bossy (the Delia of Switzerland) has recently published THE SWISS COOK BOOK - available in German, French, Italian and English. See www.bettybossy.ch
About time too. Something else that is completely useless that I can recycle.

Save the planet.

I know, i know, I have been to all the dinners in the mountains where these dishes are served. The bowls themselves are deformed by the same food being placed in precisely the same, place, for centuries.

Bratwurst, onions, sauce and chips. Mmmmmm. That I do like. I will keep that 1 page in the book.
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Don't you actually mean "chicken is very cheap" in the States?
Yes, the Chlorhünchen probably.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJs6tL85P5g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zc95wIQriFs
http://modernfarmer.com/2014/08/chlorine-chickens/
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Don't you actually mean "chicken is very cheap" in the States?
No, veal is very expensive in the US compared to here (and most of the EU).

Tom
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No, veal is very expensive in the US compared to here (and most of the EU).

Tom
Yeah, sorry, you're right: chicken's cheap and veal is incredibly expensive:

239 USD for 4 x 12oz veal chops.
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Re: Easy to make Swiss food?

Go to Denny's, order has brown potatoes, and one sunny side egg on top. Voila, Roesti Spiegelei!
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