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No Butter? (when a country practice monopoly) “Butter, the chef said, I can’t fry a snitzel without butter? If I use margarine it gets too salty and tastes like whale, if I use olive oil, it gets a Portuguese flavour, a snitzel is Austrian. How can you fry an egg without using butter, one loses the taste of clover and rural idyll, farm yards and chickens looking for worms?” ” Sorry the restaurant manager said, but we have no butter, you gotta use margarine and anyway the guests are not chefs they will not notice the difference.”The chef looked aghast, put down his ladle and said: “You can’t mean that, has all my work comes to nothing?” Took off his apron, had tears in his eyes, ready to walk out into the cold night and not return. “Hang on the manager said, without you I can’t run this place, it is the caring way you prepare food that our guests like you they know there is a butter shortage, but they don’t mind as long as they now you are the chef.” Mollified the cook took his apron back on lifted his ladle and said, “Ok, but see if you can get some butter even if you have to buy it from the Danes.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012

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Date: 1/4/2012 12:44:00 PM
I December 2011,it was out of butter in Norway - believe it or not.(in 2011 not 1120) oxox love Anne-Lise
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jan oskar hansen
Date: 1/4/2012 1:01:00 PM
yes and it is crazy, the agro business has been praticing a monoply on butter instead of buying butter fronm Denmark at a cheaper price