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Old 25.07.2012, 19:56
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Aunt Jemima, where are you?

Someone had once said you could find it somewhere in Zurich, but not where. Any ideas?

Edit: The syrup specifically!

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Re: Aunt Jemima, where are you?

www.americanmarket.ch sells online. Have you tried Golbus & Glatt shopping center?
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Old 25.07.2012, 21:28
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www.americanmarket.ch sells online. Have you tried Golbus & Glatt shopping center?
Not sure what Glatt is but I've checked in at least the Globus's in and around Bern with no success.
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Re: Aunt Jemima, where are you?

If you're talking about the maple syrup: English Bookshop in Zürich has it on occasion.
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Old 25.07.2012, 21:37
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Re: Aunt Jemima, where are you?

The only Jemima I knew was the one on the right...

But then maybe i was unedjamakated...



And of course Jemima Puddle Duck. Though I am not sure she was from ZH either...
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Re: Aunt Jemima, where are you?

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If you're talking about the maple syrup: English Bookshop in Zürich has it on occasion.
Nope, it's just a sugar syrup I guess.
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Old 25.07.2012, 21:42
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Re: Aunt Jemima, where are you?

Jelmoli might have it.
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Old 25.07.2012, 21:43
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Re: Aunt Jemima, where are you?

I find it funny that I don't seem to like "real" maple syrup (e.g. the stuff you can buy in Coop) nearly as much as I like good ol' Aunt Jemima!
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Old 25.07.2012, 21:53
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I find it funny that I don't seem to like "real" maple syrup (e.g. the stuff you can buy in Coop) nearly as much as I like good ol' Aunt Jemima!
Well, that's exactly what I was going to suggest the real thing at COOP. But I won't now.

I've ordered a few thing at the American Market. No complaints.
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Old 25.07.2012, 21:55
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Re: Aunt Jemima, where are you?

Looked for it high and low and found in American shops in gva (google American food avenue Geneva, online shopping as well) or in geant casino in France... Hope that helps.
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Nope, it's just a sugar syrup I guess.
I didn't know what you were looking for, Aunt Jemima has several products, from pancake mixes to syrup. So which product are you looking for, exactly? Could you perhaps post a picture of it on here?

If you want a nice maple syrup, I'd suggest this one, it's fab...
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Old 25.07.2012, 22:06
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Well, that's exactly what I was going to suggest the real thing at COOP. But I won't now.

I've ordered a few thing at the American Market. No complaints.
Yeah, the "real" stuff tastes like nothing more than thickened sugar water to me. Oddly, it doesn't seem to really have much of an actual maple taste.

I've also been happy with ordering from American Market.
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Oddly, it doesn't seem to really have much of an actual maple taste.
Esters have a lot to answer for in the modern persons palate...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ester
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Re: Aunt Jemima, where are you?

They don't want Maple Syrup, they want an unholy concoction of:

CORN SYRUP, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, WATER, CELLULOSE GUM, CARAMEL COLOR, SALT, SODIUM BENZOATE AND SORBIC ACID (PRESERVATIVES), ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL FLAVORS, SODIUM HEXAMETAPHOSPHATE.

It always amazed me, given the proximity to Canada and ease of access to the best maple syrup in the world, this is what the vast majority of Americans pour on their pancakes.
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Old 25.07.2012, 22:51
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They don't want Maple Syrup, they want an unholy concoction of:

CORN SYRUP, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, WATER, CELLULOSE GUM, CARAMEL COLOR, SALT, SODIUM BENZOATE AND SORBIC ACID (PRESERVATIVES), ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL FLAVORS, SODIUM HEXAMETAPHOSPHATE.

It always amazed me, given the proximity to Canada and ease of access to the best maple syrup in the world, this is what the vast majority of Americans pour on their pancakes.
Well, we ARE Americans. We have built up an intolerance to anything natural or holy.
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Old 25.07.2012, 23:17
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They don't want Maple Syrup, they want an unholy concoction of:

CORN SYRUP, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, WATER, CELLULOSE GUM, CARAMEL COLOR, SALT, SODIUM BENZOATE AND SORBIC ACID (PRESERVATIVES), ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL FLAVORS, SODIUM HEXAMETAPHOSPHATE.

It always amazed me, given the proximity to Canada and ease of access to the best maple syrup in the world, this is what the vast majority of Americans pour on their pancakes.
It's the salt.

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Well, we ARE Americans. We have built up an intolerance to anything natural or holy.
Bite your tongue girl! I can't eat the fake stuff it's too sweet. I do love me some real maple syrup. I don't eat it that often though.

It could be an issue of what "grade" of maple syrup you get. The coop stuff probably isn't that high a grade.
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Old 25.07.2012, 23:23
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Bite your tongue girl! I can't eat the fake stuff it's too sweet. I do love me some real maple syrup. I don't eat it that often though.

It could be an issue of what "grade" of maple syrup you get. The coop stuff probably isn't that high a grade.
Lol. I was joking of course.
Just playing up to the typical stereotypes about Americans.

I do still prefer Aunt Jemammy though... probably because that's what I grew up with. But what I REALLY like on my pancakes are sliced, juicy peaches.
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Old 25.07.2012, 23:39
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Lol. I was joking of course.
Just playing up to the typical stereotypes about Americans.
I love when you do that.

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I do still prefer Aunt Jemammy though... probably because that's what I grew up with. But what I REALLY like on my pancakes are sliced, juicy peaches.
I like French toast made with brioche, 1/2 coconut milk 1/2 regular milked topped with strawberries with just a dash of maple syrup and powdered sugar.

What? You're not taking breakfast orders?
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They don't want Maple Syrup, they want an unholy concoction of:

CORN SYRUP, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, WATER, CELLULOSE GUM, CARAMEL COLOR, SALT, SODIUM BENZOATE AND SORBIC ACID (PRESERVATIVES), ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL FLAVORS, SODIUM HEXAMETAPHOSPHATE.

It always amazed me, given the proximity to Canada and ease of access to the best maple syrup in the world, this is what the vast majority of Americans pour on their pancakes.
Haha, shhh this is a secret .... but us Canadians, we also love to pour Aunt Jemima on our pancakes! To find a kitchen without a bottle would be akin to finding a house here without Ikea furniture!

@Glowjupiter, I want to find that bottle!
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Old 26.07.2012, 01:14
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Re: Aunt Jemima, where are you?

I'll try to remember to look next week but I believe I've seen it at REWE across the border in Weil am Rhine.

If you want some Canadian Maple Syrup though, there is a Canada shop here in Basel that sells maple syrup and maple candy as well as sundry other items from Canada. They are only open a few hours on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays though, so I wouldn't necessarily blindly take the trip just to head to that shop.
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