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Old 08.04.2008, 20:12
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Re: Where can I buy Hemp seeds, flax seeds and kale?

Couldnt help but notice the address on the bottom of your packet of Hemp Seeds.

I spent 29 years in Broadstairs cant say ive ever tried them though.
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Old 08.04.2008, 23:54
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Re: Where can I buy Hemp seeds, flax seeds and kale?

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ooooooooooooh, it is a simple couve you are looking for... i have seen them in Portuguese markets in Zurich as well. They seem to all over the city. Some of them are better than others. I am not a big fan of couves, but next time i go to the Portuguese store for my fix, i will ask them when they receive and at what time is best to get them.
Huh? How can you not like couves? Turn in your passport immediately!!
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Old 09.04.2008, 17:37
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I need hemp seeds for eating and I have tried some alternative food shops in Zurich but no luck so far.
Hemp seeds, accessories and all things alternative ...

Take the Sihlquai exit from the Zürich HB. Once you exit on the street at the top of the stairs, take the immediate left. You should now be walking on a street parallel to the railway tracks, only if you have followed directions.
Keep walking and look out for this store on the right. I think it's called The Drug Store, not too sure though.

Good luck seeking...
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Old 09.04.2008, 22:04
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Huh? How can you not like couves? Turn in your passport immediately!!

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Old 09.04.2008, 22:26
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Hemp seeds, accessories and all things alternative ...

Take the Sihlquai exit from the Zürich HB. Once you exit on the street at the top of the stairs, take the immediate left. You should now be walking on a street parallel to the railway tracks, only if you have followed directions.
Keep walking and look out for this store on the right. I think it's called The Drug Store, not too sure though.

Good luck seeking...
You serious or joking? I hope you are not sending me to some drug dealer's den
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Old 09.04.2008, 23:15
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Re: Where can I buy Hemp seeds, flax seeds and kale?

Just to add my two-penneth worth: When I lived in England I used to ship (milled) flaxseed in from Canada - and, after shipping and import taxes, was about half the price of the UK stuff.

So when I got here I bought a hundred-weight (50kg) from USA - also pretty cheap. Initially I couldn't find any here either - and looked in Migros.

However, since then I have noticed it in one or two chemist shops - who also sell other various seeds.

If you want any more details, let me know.

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Old 10.04.2008, 09:42
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Re: Where can I buy Hemp seeds, flax seeds and kale?

I have tried about 5 different varieties of flax here in Switzerland (2 from health shops, 1 from Coop and 2 from Migros) and without a doubt the best has to be the Migros seeds. They have 2.. one Bio which has already been cut up (green bag) which is perfect with some yoghurt, and a golden one (yellow bag, but sadly, you can't find this in all the Migros stores) which makes OK bread...
As for hemp seeds.. no clue..
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Old 10.04.2008, 19:24
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You serious or joking? I hope you are not sending me to some drug dealer's den
Well, it's not a drug den...but u get everything you need, to grow hemp seeds. It's worth a look...

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Old 10.04.2008, 21:35
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Re: Where can I buy Hemp seeds, flax seeds and kale?

Yeah found the green and orange bags of flax seeds from Migros :-) Eating them right now.
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Old 10.04.2008, 22:12
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Re: Where can I buy Hemp seeds, flax seeds and kale?

Kale is big where I come from. Can't say I like it much though. Prefer cabbage. I have never seen it in CH actually.

Hope you're not vegetarian - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_White :-)
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Old 10.04.2008, 22:20
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Kale is big where I come from. Can't say I like it much though. Prefer cabbage.
You might want to take that back before MiniMia comes and sequesters your passport...

She is definitely not * Mother *... Now that i remember, my mother only tried to deprive us from dessert in the event of refusal to ingest kale.
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Old 10.04.2008, 22:47
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Re: Where can I buy Hemp seeds, flax seeds and kale?

In England, I purchased 'Good Seed' Hemp Seed. I just checked their website. They will sell online but unfortunately only in the UK. Their website does give quite a bit of information about the culinary uses of Hemp seed. I does also mention that Hemp is 'good for joints' - I am sure that they mean elbows and knees!

http://goodwebsite.co.uk/index.php
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Old 11.04.2008, 11:08
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You might want to take that back before MiniMia comes and sequesters your passport...
Ok, I really love kale, but I didn't grow up in country. It was difficult for my mother to find them. So, I ate them on special occasions or on trips to visit the family. Now, I seek them out when I need to matar saudades or when it's cold & grey and I need some sopa d'avo.

I can imagine if you had to eat them every day that is not fun. Come to think of it, you don't really find them at Portuguese restaurants, do you?

So, I promise no longer to joke about the kale!
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Old 11.04.2008, 11:25
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Re: Where can I buy Hemp seeds, flax seeds and kale?

Oh, no worries, no offense taken... i am just a poor traumatized child
My mother would do it with boiled fish, and the whole meal was not exactly too appealing, hence the struggle. Just find funny someone can actually crave for kale (well, i supposed i haven't grown up enough....)

I think i even seen it in restaurant in a dished called Portuguese style codfish. Basically, boiled codfish with kale, potatoes and dressed with a lot of olive oil and garlic.
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Old 11.04.2008, 11:32
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Ok, I really love kale, but I didn't grow up in country. It was difficult for my mother to find them. So, I ate them on special occasions or on trips to visit the family. Now, I seek them out when I need to matar saudades or when it's cold & grey and I need some sopa d'avo.

I can imagine if you had to eat them every day that is not fun. Come to think of it, you don't really find them at Portuguese restaurants, do you?

So, I promise no longer to joke about the kale!
No offense taken...... i am just a poor traumatized child My mother used to serve it together with boiled fish and that was not too appealing for us kids... I just find funny someone can crave for kale, but i suppose i haven't grown up enough to that.

Actually, i remember seeing it in Portuguese restaurant menu in a dish called "Portuguese style codfish". Basically what you and i would call roupa velha [old clothes]: boiled codfish, potatos and kale that have been heated in pan with olive oild and a lot of garlic.
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Old 11.04.2008, 11:34
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I think i even seen it in restaurant in a dished called Portuguese style codfish. Basically, boiled codfish with kale, potatoes and dressed with a lot of olive oil and garlic.
What, you don't like that either? Me love!
I wish I was going to the drink tonight just to hear what you like to eat!
Maybe I'm the confused child! It's really very possible.
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What, you don't like that either? Me love!
I wish I was going to the drink tonight just to hear what you like to eat!
Maybe I'm the confused child! It's really very possible.
Geeez... i hit the wrong smilie
Actually, i love i. Usually we have it over Christmas lunch (to absorb the Christmas dinner leftovers), and i can't get enough of it.
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Re: Where can I buy Hemp seeds, flax seeds and kale?

I found flax seeds at a little organic foods store in Oerlikon, not far from the Bahnhof (don't remember the name or the street at the moment, but it's just off the plaza). I use ground flax instead of butter in some of my breads (you have GOT to try this....it's phenomenal! And it tastes pretty normal!), and asked them where I could find ground flax seed. Surprise- they milled it for me right then and there!

Flax seeds are also available in Migros, Coop, Spar...generally next to the wheat germ.

Hemp- no idea

Kale- I'd like to find some too!

Good luck!
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Hemp seeds, accessories and all things alternative ...

Take the Sihlquai exit from the Zürich HB. Once you exit on the street at the top of the stairs, take the immediate left. You should now be walking on a street parallel to the railway tracks, only if you have followed directions.
Keep walking and look out for this store on the right. I think it's called The Drug Store, not too sure though.

Good luck seeking...
The place Maria mentions is
Drugstore Bio Top Zürich
Konradstrasse 28
8005 Zürich

Homepage:
www.biotop-zuerich.ch

and it was shut at 9 this morning! gah!
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