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Cadburys sneaky response to Nestlés Aero ...
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Old 19.02.2008, 12:18
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Re: Swiss Chocolate, I don't understand it? its so hard to find.

I have a crunchie bar here if you want it i got it in a selection box but no one likes them at my place pm me your address and i will pop it in the post first thing
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Old 19.02.2008, 12:26
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Re: Swiss Chocolate, I don't understand it? its so hard to find.

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Cadburys sneaky response to Nestlés Aero ...
Time to up the stakes a bit more: here's a deep-fried Mars bar


Really would like a Chokito right now - although I think you can only get them in Australia. Maybe I should get my mum to send me a box of them, instead of all the stuff for the baby that is being sent here.
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Old 19.02.2008, 12:29
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And of course, taste is subjective: my housemate prefers Cadbury's chocolate above all -- WTF??!!
It's what you're used to I guess. Nowhere beats Sprungeli and there's nothing wrong with praline fillings. I'm sure even Hershey's has it's fans. But where can you find Swiss chocolates filled with runny caramel, soft fudge, chewy nougat, toffee or moist coconut etc to compare with a box of good old English chocolates like Cadbury's Milk Tray or a tin of Roses's. And what about Mars Bars ("helps you work rest and play"), Fry's Turkish delight ("filled with Eastern Promise") and Bounty ("The Taste of Paradise"). It the sugar and vegetable fat which makes English chocolate like Cadbury's special.
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Old 19.02.2008, 12:36
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Time to up the stakes a bit more: here's a deep-fried Mars bar


Really would like a Chokito right now - although I think you can only get them in Australia. Maybe I should get my mum to send me a box of them, instead of all the stuff for the baby that is being sent here.
thats just so wrong ... feckin Dundonians .... now this is a real palate pleaser :



Haggis Supper ... yep thats right deep fried haggis in batter ....
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thats just so wrong ... feckin Dundonians .... now this is a real palate pleaser :



Haggis Supper ... yep thats right deep fried haggis in batter ....
Deep fried pizza?

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Old 19.02.2008, 12:39
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Re: Swiss Chocolate, I don't understand it? its so hard to find.

I'm gonna be bringing so much Cadbury's chocolate back with me when I go home the weekend after next... Call me a philistine but I much prefer it to the stuff you get here.
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Old 19.02.2008, 12:40
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Deep fried pizza?

where on Gods earth did you find that ???

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Old 19.02.2008, 12:42
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I'm gonna be bringing so much Cadbury's chocolate back with me when I go home the weekend after next... Call me a philistine but I much prefer it to the stuff you get here.
You can buy cadburys from britshop or i can bring you some when im next in zurich as i buy it in germany woolworths.
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where on Gods earth did you find that ???

The Scottish will deep fry anything, and proceed to wash it down with Irn Bru.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep-fried_pizza
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Old 19.02.2008, 12:57
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Re: Swiss Chocolate, I don't understand it? its so hard to find.

If we want to talk about deep-fried monstrosities, then Dutch cuisine must be mentioned here. Suffice it to say, had the deep fryer not been invented, then the Dutch nation would have long died out of starvation.

Main offender is the kroket, a crumbed delicacy which is filled what could best be described as meat-flavoured toothpaste.


This and many other disgusting treats (although the are very good when hungover, that must be said) are generally found in attractively presented automats like this:

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Re: Swiss Chocolate, I don't understand it? its so hard to find.

But getting back to chocholate. Apart from the deep-fried Mars bar (which eating no more than half of one in a sitting is recommended, trust me) there is some good that you can do.

Take a pack of Celebrations:


Wrap each one in a little spring-roll sheet (yes, after removing the wrapper) and lightly deep fry for a minute or so.

An absolute crowd pleaser, believe me.
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Re: Swiss Chocolate, I don't understand it? its so hard to find.

Excellent advice cremebrulle. I make virtually all the things I can't find or are too expensive.Branston pickle equivalent and mango chutney mainly but they do tend to stink up the kitchen a bit
Me and the girl made some brownies from a packet I got in Migros, they were very good, moist and choclatey (although the little waxed baking dish came unstuck just as I got it into the oven)
My goodness, so many replies to this came that it doesn't make any sense at all. Apologies

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Old 19.02.2008, 13:04
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The Scottish will deep fry anything, and proceed to wash it down with Irn Bru.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep-fried_pizza
again East Coast Hibs supporters ... this is the only (poor) defence I can come up with due to shock.

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If we want to talk about deep-fried monstrosities, then Dutch cuisine must be mentioned here. Suffice it to say, had the deep fryer not been invented, then the Dutch nation would have long died out of starvation.

Main offender is the kroket, a crumbed delicacy which is filled what could best be described as meat-flavoured toothpaste.


This and many other disgusting treats (although the are very good when hungover, that must be said) are generally found in attractively presented automats like this:

Well now hang on, don't knock the croquette. Tradionally made from Brandade. What the Dutch might have done to them is no fault of the croquette.
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Old 19.02.2008, 13:07
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Re: Swiss Chocolate, I don't understand it? its so hard to find.

this thread has now triggered a certain nostalgia & an overweening desire for this Scots delicacy .... Tunnocks Tea Cakes

dear Britshop, they do special packs for export ....
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I'm gonna be bringing so much Cadbury's chocolate back with me when I go home the weekend after next... Call me a philistine but I much prefer it to the stuff you get here.
Try going without Cadbury's for an extended period of time and just eat Swiss chocolate (not hard to do, I promise ). Weird thing is when you tuck into a bar of Dairy Milk after so much Swiss chocolate you find it strangely waxy and overly sweet.

I can't be doing with choccy from the UK any more. Well, except perhaps the odd Malteser...
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Well now hang on, don't knock the croquette. Tradionally made from Brandade. What the Dutch might have done to them is no fault of the croquette.

hang on hang on....(i'm in defence mode here), the Dutch have moved much beyond the plain croquette. Surely the 'elegant' vending machines are still there, mainly for the tourist (we like to put our goodies behined windows and over-charge foreigners for them).

The latest in holland is 'branded' croqs, yeap if you don't have high-end croqs at your drinks party, your social status may be passe!

Now how did we get here from chocolate?
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Does nobody want my crunchie sniff sniff
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Old 19.02.2008, 13:54
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Re: Swiss Chocolate, I don't understand it? its so hard to find.

I was waiting for a 'brit' to claim it....in the mean time i went looking all over the office for a chocolate bar, see what you guys do to me!!
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