Swiss cheese

Kim & Rima McKinzey rkm at SLIP.NET
Tue Nov 2 01:05:21 UTC 1999

>Certainly Gruyere is Swiss, but if you said to someone at a deli in the
>"I want a ham and Swiss on rye with spicy mustard" they're likely not going to
>come back with, "Emmenthaler, Gruyere, or Raclette?"

Actually, that's why I mentioned it.  Excluding the Raclette (and I bought
a little Raclette maker while in Switzerland), when I've said something
like "real Swiss cheese" or "Swiss Swiss cheese" to people in a deli, I've
often been asked whether I wanted Emmenthaler or Gruyere.


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