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Re: Is currywurst taboo here in switzerland?

Oh boy do I miss currywurst! Here the replacement seems to be the "cervelat"
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Hamburg - working class? Do you think so?
Rumour has it that one Mrs. Brücker from Hamburg invented it after WWII when she got into trading with Americans and one day they delivered a box of curry and some bottles of ketchup, one bottle broke and she tasted the curry-ketchup and used it as a sauce for the bratwurst at her bratwurststand.
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BTW currywurst??? even english food is better (just barely )
Just out of interest, what do visitors to the UK eat when they are there for the food to still have this bad reputation?

I'd agree with you if this was the 1950's and you were eating boiled to death vegetables, corned beef from a can etc!
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Old 10.05.2011, 17:51
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Just out of interest, what do visitors to the UK eat when they are there for the food to still have this bad reputation?
Answer: Curry. Or Chinese.
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Well I guess you guys haven't tried some of the best Currywurst Stands in Berlin.
Berlin Currywurst is shit, because they don't have the proper sausages*, and the ones they have they drown in oil.

*http://www.dieechte.de/
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Just out of interest, what do visitors to the UK eat when they are there for the food to still have this bad reputation?

I'd agree with you if this was the 1950's and you were eating boiled to death vegetables, corned beef from a can etc!
let me think of all the those specialties that make british cuisine one of the finest in the world... steak & kidney pie... porridge... haggis... yummy, no tourist could that!
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Rumour has it that one Mrs. Brücker from Hamburg invented it after WWII when she got into trading with Americans and one day they delivered a box of curry and some bottles of ketchup, one bottle broke and she tasted the curry-ketchup and used it as a sauce for the bratwurst at her bratwurststand.
It is a bit more than a rumour. But to all appearances the correct story

A place here in Zürich well known for its Currywurst is the Heliport Grill at the Airport (Rümlang side).

And places like THIS one
CURRY ONE

Züris beste Currywurst
Friesenbergstrasse 3
8055 Zürich Kreis 3 (Alt-Wiedikon)

or


Currywurst Zürich Langstrasse 238, 8005 Zürich
+4179-281 5900
www.koerry.ch

Calypso Snack Grill

Niederdorfstrasse 60
8001 Zürich Kreis 1 (Rathaus)


Nelly's Bar & Cafe
Seestrasse 7
8002 Zürich
(gleich vis-à-vis Mc Donalds Bahnhof Enge)




and many others also offer Currywurst
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Just out of interest, what do visitors to the UK eat when they are there for the food to still have this bad reputation?

I'd agree with you if this was the 1950's and you were eating boiled to death vegetables, corned beef from a can etc!
Visitors to London are recommended to go to the many excellent Indian restaurants, where a top meal only costs some 40% of the same here. PLUS many Arab and Iranian places.
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Calypso Snack Grill

Niederdorfstrasse 60
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Definitely not. They do the awful Swiss yellow-sauce thing-that just isn't Currywurst.
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Definitely not. They do the awful Swiss yellow-sauce thing-that just isn't Currywurst.
The sauces differ from place to place. And some of these sauces ARE awful. Some use what I call "Baby-Curry". Swiss sauce ? I don't know. I also encountered that thing in Germany. The problem is not really the sauce as such but that the mildest possible curry is mixed with sour-cream, in order to make it "Euro-compatible"
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The problem is not really the sauce as such but that the mildest possible curry is mixed with sour-cream, in order to make it "Euro-compatible"
You have just shown that you have no clue what you're talking about.
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You have just shown that you have no clue what you're talking about.
Currywurst for me is just a nice way to have something in between. It of course has nothing to do with Indian cuisine. But that "sauce" you mention also is in use in many general Swiss restaurants. What I however do not have a clue about is what YOU are talking about. What I however can tell you is that a "Swiss curry sauce" does not exist
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