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Graham crackers / Biscuit base

Does anyone know if these are available in Switzerland, Basel specifically, or in the vicinity of Basel?

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Re: Seek, Basel: graham cracker crumbs

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Does anyone know if these are available in Switzerland, Basel specifically, or in the vicinity of Basel?

Graham crackers are not very easy to find here, but they are easy to make on your own...converting them into a crust is also quite simple. This earlier post from this thread may help how to make your own graham crackers (my recipe). Graham flour can be purchased in any Reformhaus...

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Re: Seek, Basel: graham cracker crumbs

Jack, many thanks.... I will make my own....

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Re: Seek, Basel: graham cracker crumbs

... or if you can find whole grain butter cookies ("Vollkorn Butterkekse") ... Aldi carries them for example ... Coop and Migros probably, too ... their crumbs make a decent replacement.
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Re: Seek, Basel: graham cracker crumbs

Hi Neater,

You can get graham crackers at American Food Avenue (an online store): www.afoodave.ch. I have ordered from them several times and the service is pretty good. Hope this helps!
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Re: Seek, Basel: graham cracker crumbs

You can buy "Petit Beurre" biscuits in France that resemble GC's (kindof). For cheesecakes use "sablés" (watch out, they are very buttery).
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Re: Seek, Basel: graham cracker crumbs

You can also give Fenwick's Feinkost a shot, they might have them. They're located just down the street from the Spalentor.
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Re: Seek, Basel: graham cracker crumbs

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You can also give Fenwick's Feinkost a shot, they might have them. They're located just down the street from the Spalentor.
Thanks, I've tried there, they don't have them but Jack sent me a recipe to make my own, so I am going to try that...
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Hi Neater,

You can get graham crackers at American Food Avenue (an online store): www.afoodave.ch. I have ordered from them several times and the service is pretty good. Hope this helps!
Many thanks, might use them and have been wondering where that store was so it's good to have the address...

Jack has sent me a recipe to make my own so I will try that first!
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... or if you can find whole grain butter cookies ("Vollkorn Butterkekse") ... Aldi carries them for example ... Coop and Migros probably, too ... their crumbs make a decent replacement.
Thanks for the info...
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Graham crackers are not very easy to find here, but they are easy to make on your own...converting them into a crust is also quite simple. This earlier post from this thread may help how to make your own graham crackers (my recipe). Graham flour can be purchased in any Reformhaus...

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Hi Jack (I feel like I'm whining... would you happen to have that recipe in ounces etc???

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Hi Jack (I feel like I'm whining... would you happen to have that recipe in ounces etc???

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Sorry, but I stick exclusively to the metric system...Here's one of many sites you can use to do conversions: grams in a cup. Another tip...If you use google, then just type in grams to (pick something like ounces, ml, lbs, etc.), and you will easily find all of your conversions...

Jack
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Hi Jack (I feel like I'm whining... would you happen to have that recipe in ounces etc???

Neater
Google to the rescue:

http://www.google.ch/search?source=i...le+Search&meta=

150 grams = 5.29109429 ounces

... and of course Jack beat me to it ...
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Graham crackers

Does anyone know where to buy graham crackers or crumbs? I read somewhere you can bake them using graham flour (never seen this here either!) I would love to make some Nanaimo bars...yum.
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Re: Graham crackers

You can order them online at the american market.

http://www.americanmarket.ch/

I have not seen them in Coop or Migros.
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Re: Graham crackers

Thanks for the info. I guess everyone's trying to make a buck (or franc) but 15 plus shipping is a little insane for a box of crackers. (A nice box of Sprungli champagner truffes perhaps, but crackers!?!) Would anyone have an idea of a substitute for graham crackers or know where graham flour can be found? I'm not giving up yet! Thanks
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Re: Graham crackers

You can find Graham flour in a Reformhaus. As for a substitute for crackers digestive biscuits might work.
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Thanks for the info. I guess everyone's trying to make a buck (or franc) but 15 plus shipping is a little insane for a box of crackers. (A nice box of Sprungli champagner truffes perhaps, but crackers!?!) Would anyone have an idea of a substitute for graham crackers or know where graham flour can be found? I'm not giving up yet! Thanks
Welcome to the forum Chris.

Use the search function up above and you'll find some info. I'm certain this has been discussed before (where to buy and what alternatives are available)

EDIT: Found this for you.
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Re: Graham crackers

Not sure if these would do the trick, but have you tried Digestive Biscuits?
I know they are sold in Coop and Jelmoli and they make a superb base for cheesecake (with melted butter and honey added)
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Re: Graham crackers

You can buy them here: http://www.koshercity.ch/ as well as a bunch of other goodies from the States.
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