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how to buy cheese-spread

Hi all,

I have had a strange experience twice while trying to buy cheese-spread.
I am from India and have been here just for 4 weeks or so.
While doing my shopping I am having a tough time as I can't speak French and the items also are written in French, German or Italian & people also don't understand what I am saying in English.
I am looking for cheese spread and once I bought from Denner & once from Migros.

But on both occasions, I came home and had to throw them away as I found fungus in them. As it is, I identified them after investing quite some time and still I don't know what cheese I bought.

So, can anyone help me as to how to go about buying cheese spread? any help, be it brand name, container description, etc. which could be useful and could be found in Migros, Denner or Coop outlets.
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Re: how to buy cheese-spread

We buy ours from the coop, it as little triangle`s inside a round box, all seperatley wrapped, really creamy and yummy, never had any fungus on it, i can`t remember the name, it as a picture of a cow on the box
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We buy ours from the coop, it as little triangle`s inside a round box, all seperatley wrapped, really creamy and yummy, never had any fungus on it, i can`t remember the name, it as a picture of a cow on the box
La Vache qui rit
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I don`t know we have eaten it all, need to buy some more. We also eat Kiri double cream cheese
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I don`t know we have eaten it all, need to buy some more.
Look familiar?

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I don`t know we have eaten it all, need to buy some more. We also eat Kiri double cream cheese
I second Kiri, its yummmmmmmm. :P.. and so is La Vache qui rit
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Re: how to buy cheese-spread

thanks all for your replies... will be looking around for them soon
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But on both occasions, I came home and had to throw them away as I found fungus in them.
They didn't by any chance have names like Bleu, Roquefort or Gorgonzola did they...?
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They didn't by any chance have names like Bleu, Roquefort or Gorgonzola did they...?
I have problems with philidolphia (sorry i have probably spelt that wrong) after a while it grows fungus on it
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Look familiar?

Yes thankyou that is the 1, i love it on toast
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Re: how to buy cheese-spread

"Laughing Cow Cheese"

my kids love this stuff - one of the few cheap treats that is packaged the same in Australia as in Switzerland...
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"Laughing Cow Cheese"

my kids love this stuff - one of the few cheap treats that is packaged the same in Australia as in Switzerland...
And the UK.
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And the UK.
Yes i also know it from the UK, i think it is called Dairy Lea, not sure anymore, lived here to long
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Yes i also know it from the UK, i think it is called Dairy Lea, not sure anymore, lived here to long
No its called Laughing cow.
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No its called Laughing cow.
Erm, here it is in the UK, just a different picture http://www.dooyoo.co.uk/food/dairylea-cheese-spread/
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Re: how to buy cheese-spread

no its packed in exactly the same way as here. Dairylea,is a different product.
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no its packed in exactly the same way as here. Dairylea,is a different product.
Oops sorry, it tastes the same, i just thought they had changed the packaging (i think i have been here to long)
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They didn't by any chance have names like Bleu, Roquefort or Gorgonzola did they...?
yes, Gorgonzola was one of the cases - in fact i had heard of this name before and hence i bought it
You too had a similar experience!!!
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Re: how to buy cheese-spread

Baps...hello and welcome from another Indian...
Cheese spread...first off nothing similar to the Amul spread here. Below are pictures of fresh cheese spreads. When you open them, they appear fluffy unlike Amul. Some have specks of green and other colours in them, no worries just herbs, no fungus! The key words are: frisch=fresh, käse=chees, streichkäse=cheese spread, natur=natural (no herbs/spices), Naturfrischkäse is what you want I guess.





Or just order online: http://www.leshop.ch/leshop/Main.do/...uk/Supermarket (you can see pictures and discriptions here)

And the closest thing to Britania cheese slices is M-Budget Scheibenschmelzkäse. En guete!
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Re: how to buy cheese-spread

The Co-op used to do quite a good Italian one in a green-and-white box, but (as with so many things I've found I liked from there) they stopped selling it.
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