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Seek real Cheesecake (American-style)

hi,

i searched before i didn't find anything...
is there no place in CH, or better said in Zurich, where i could eat a real NY cheese cake?

i used to eat them like crazy in Frankfurt in an American nice bar...i really miss them...
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Old 22.01.2008, 16:43
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Re: where can i eat a real NY cheese cake?

Starbucks?
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Old 22.01.2008, 16:54
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Re: where can i eat a real NY cheese cake?

Hooters? bring the family along too!
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Old 22.01.2008, 16:58
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Re: where can i eat a real NY cheese cake?

make your own? Google the recipe and go for it
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Old 22.01.2008, 17:00
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Re: where can i eat a real NY cheese cake?

http://www.starsandstripes.ch/

Maybe this place will have it ... Has a pretty big American food menu ...
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Old 22.01.2008, 17:03
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Re: where can i eat a real NY cheese cake?

Nah. Any cheesecake that involves the use of an oven is no cheesecake.
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Old 22.01.2008, 17:09
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Re: Seek real Cheesecake (American-style)

Movie Restaurant at the Beatenplatz near the Main Station has it on the menu, no idea if it is good or not.
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Old 22.01.2008, 17:09
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Re: Seek real Cheesecake (American-style)

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hi,

i searched before i didn't find anything...
is there no place in CH, or better said in Zurich, where i could eat a real NY cheese cake?

i used to eat them like crazy in Frankfurt in an American nice bar...i really miss them...
You have to be tough to eat one! Wow, I bought a proper one at an ex-pat fayre and I thought someone had filled me with lead.

Bloomin' delicious, though!!!

Starbuck's puny effort is for wimps after you've had the real thing.
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Old 22.01.2008, 17:12
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Re: Seek real Cheesecake (American-style)

"One can find New York Cheesecake in Starbucks."

One can argue with the above statement, but one would be wrong.




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You have to be tough to eat one! Wow, I bought a proper one at an ex-pat fayre and I thought someone had filled me with lead.

Bloomin' delicious, though!!!

Starbuck's puny effort is for wimps after you've had the real thing.
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Nah. Any cheesecake that involves the use of an oven is no cheesecake.
It what? To me cheesecake that isn't baked is the noncheesecake... I'm not much on that jello-y moussey stuff you make with a packet.

I may have to have a look 'round to some of these places myself - cheesecake and gingerbread are the two desserts I've missed most since being here. I've figured out how to make reasonable gingerbread in the microwave, but microwave cheesecake ain't gonna happen, I'm afraid.
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Old 22.01.2008, 17:14
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make your own? Google the recipe and go for it
Not tried this but it seems fairly authentic but I prefer my baked cheesecake with no topping.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/da...sec_8358.shtml
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Old 22.01.2008, 17:27
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It what? To me cheesecake that isn't baked is the noncheesecake... I'm not much on that jello-y moussey stuff you make with a packet.
With a packet? Yuck. If you want to make cheesecake (or any cake for that matter), you've got to use proper ingredients.

Here's a winner (not sure if this is the exact recipe we used, but you get the idea): Bailey's Irish Cream Chocolate Cheesecake
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Re: Seek real Cheesecake (American-style)

http://www.cooks.com/rec/doc/0,1713,...226199,00.html

I use this recipe for making cheesecakes here. The problem is to get the right crackers for the crust. I actually have my family send me graham crackers from the states although I heard the digestive biscuits here can be used. If I don't have graham crackers I buy oreo cookies from Jelmoli's and make an oreo cheesecake. This recipe is easy to follow and I've made it about 10 times - each time it has turned out great. If you have questions just send me a msg!
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Old 22.01.2008, 17:32
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Re: Seek real Cheesecake (American-style)

I use this receipe:
  • Go to Starbucks
  • Eat cake
  • Leave Starbucks (this step is optional)
Try it..
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Re: Seek real Cheesecake (American-style)

real Cheesecake (American-style)?
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Here's a winner (not sure if this is the exact recipe we used, but you get the idea): Bailey's Irish Cream Chocolate Cheesecake
Oh.My.God!! You have just made my day!
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real Cheesecake (American-style)?

History shows that the first recorded mention of cheesecake was by the Greeks, in 776 B.C. The ingredients of cheese (pounded into a paste substance), honey, and wheat flour were shaped into cakes, baked, cooled and served as energy food to these first Greek Olympians. In no time the Greek cheesecake became a popular delicacy that was the precursor to the wedding cake. It was customary for the Greek bride to prepare and serve mini cheesecakes to the groom’s friends – this came to be known as the wedding cake. In time the Romans defeated the Greeks and over the centuries continued their conquest of Europe and the British Isles spreading their culture which included the cheesecake. In time, different cultures put their own spin on the recipe and developed their own versions of the cheesecake. Eventually immigrants brought their different cheesecakes to the shores of the USA.

The modern cheesecake is described as a gourmet dessert cake or pie whose main ingredient is cottage cheese, cream cheese, or ricotta.

Cheesecakes in the United States are usually of one of the two following varieties. The most common is the Jewish cheesecake, commonly known as the New York Style cheesecake is a cream cheese based cake set on a graham cracker crust. Different variations of this dessert have evolved over time by adding different flavors and toppings, these can range from such flavors as Key Lime, chocolate, and numerous fruit flavors such as Mango Chai Cheesecake.
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Old 22.01.2008, 17:54
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Re: Seek real Cheesecake (American-style)

Its not an exam.

Of course I copied it.. do you think I spend a lot of my time saying things like:

"....the New York Style cheesecake is a cream cheese based cake set on a graham cracker crust."

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Its not an exam.

Of course I copied it.. do you think I spend a lot of my time saying things like:

"....the New York Style cheesecake is a cream cheese based cake set on a graham cracker crust."

Give me strength!

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I think anything with the absence of swearing and some kind of tirade would make it clear to most that you copied it, yes
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