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Where can I find wheat-grass cocktail?

In another thread, MC delivered a spanking to grynch and she mentioned wheat-grass cocktails. I completely forgot all about those as I used to drink those regularly back in North America. Has anybody sseen those in Switzerland..or even vegetable ones? (not talking about the Knorr? ones in the yellow bottle..but rather some greenish looking juices in clear bottles). Any info will be appreciated.
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Re: Where can I find wheat-grass cocktail?

Sorry, but that sounds felching disgusting.
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Old 26.05.2011, 12:25
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Sorry, but that sounds felching disgusting.
..you must not know about the finer things in life.
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Old 26.05.2011, 12:40
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Re: Where can I find wheat-grass cocktail?

Do you mean wheatgrass juice? If so, then it's almost always drunk freshly squeezed in shot form (it's much healthier just-squeezed). I've seen it in a juice bar, growing on the counter, on the ground floor of Sihl City about 10 months ago.
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Old 26.05.2011, 12:42
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Re: Where can I find wheat-grass cocktail?

They sell sprouted wheat grass in Migros, in the prewashed salad/organic section, just make your own. And throw something else in it, to make it palatable.
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In another thread, MC delivered a spanking to grynch and she mentioned wheat-grass cocktails. I completely forgot all about those as I used to drink those regularly back in North America. Has anybody sseen those in Switzerland..or even vegetable ones? (not talking about the Knorr? ones in the yellow bottle..but rather some greenish looking juices in clear bottles). Any info will be appreciated.
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They sell sprouted wheat grass in Migros, in the prewashed salad/organic section, just make your own. And throw something else in it, to make it palatable.
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Old 26.05.2011, 12:46
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Re: Where can I find wheat-grass cocktail?

It's dead simple to grow wheatgrass, lots of vids on Youtube showing how. Manual wheatgrass juicers can be had for 50 bucks or so, and you can whip out a shot in about a minute. Growing the grass from start to finish takes about 7-10 days. If it's something you would like to do regularly it's worth looking into the DIY route. You can have a couple of trays of grass growing a few days apart and always be ready to impress your friends.
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Re: Where can I find wheat-grass cocktail?

Erm without wishing to wee wee on someones parade, have you checked if its safe to drink wheat grass juice?
Wheat contains amongst other undesirables, low levels of cyanide that is eliminated in the baking process but if you are just squeezing the plant .......
Might be worth checking, you could go blind !
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Erm without wishing to wee wee on someones parade, have you checked if its safe to drink wheat grass juice?
Wheat contains amongst other undesirables, low levels of cyanide that is eliminated in the baking process but if you are just squeezing the plant .......
Might be worth checking, you could go blind !
I'll google it just after I finish this beer...
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Old 26.05.2011, 12:51
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Re: Where can I find wheat-grass cocktail?

Actually, I would grow my own, too. If I wasn't really past the whole vegan/hippie/rawfood phase and didn't go bonkers for klobasa instead.

I did look inside the sprouted Migros wheatgrass pots, and about half were moldy. I prefer watercress and chop it on fresh black bread and cream cheese.
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.... , you could go blind !

I'll add it to the list of "you could go blind" cautions.
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Old 26.05.2011, 12:59
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I prefer watercress and chop it on fresh black bread and cream cheese.
where have you found watercress?... I've seen it once or twice in the Migro but nothing regular.
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I'll add it to the list of "you could go blind" cautions.
Weeell, as far as i know, having the proverbial jodrell doesnt really make you blind, but rough russian vodka distilled from wheat certainly does.
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Old 26.05.2011, 13:09
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Re: Where can I find wheat-grass cocktail?

jodrell bank.. took me a moment that one.
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where have you found watercress?... I've seen it once or twice in the Migro but nothing regular.
I've bought it at the market in Oerlikon before.
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where have you found watercress?... I've seen it once or twice in the Migro but nothing regular.
Again, at Migros. But grow you own, I think Migros Loisirs sells all sorts of herb and other seeds, just sprout it. Or, the hippie health food store will tell you, in Rue Neuve, Nyon.
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I've bought it at the market in Oerlikon before.
..kinda ( where ever that is )
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..kinda ( where ever that is )
Sorry - I just realised you were at the other end of the country
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Again, at Migros. But grow you own, I think Migros Loisirs sells all sorts of herb and other seeds, just sprout it. Or, the hippie health food store will tell you, in Rue Neuve, Nyon.
I just checked on the web as I thought you needed running water to grow it (as it grows naturally) but you can grow it in compost.

The easiest way is to put some in water until roots appear and then plant that.

(You have to get a bunch in the first place though).
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