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to be fuming at this substition suggested by supermarket staff?

(78 Posts)
ChaosTrulyReigns Wed 17-Apr-13 22:37:09

I sent DD2 into Lidl to get feta for supper.

They didn't have any and so she stood there looking perplexed.

The assistant asked if she could help? DD" explained the situationa nd came out clutching mozzarella.

Who on earth suggests that as an adequate replacement for Feta?

Am I Brieing Unreasonable?

ChippyMinton Wed 17-Apr-13 22:46:40

Lidl Bleu it big time.

Buzzardbird Wed 17-Apr-13 22:46:50

I think you are being very mature about it, I don't think I would be so mild. He would be apologising through a medium.

YoniConnect Wed 17-Apr-13 22:47:50

I (port) salut you OP

Buzzardbird Wed 17-Apr-13 22:48:43

Don't let him kraft an excuse and string you along.

WishIdbeenatigermum Wed 17-Apr-13 22:48:44


You should bries in there and give them Roquefort!

Buzzardbird Wed 17-Apr-13 22:49:43

How very dairylea

ChaosTrulyReigns Wed 17-Apr-13 22:50:05

Wouldn't have ricotta this at Waitrose.

MN chestnit

BrevilleTron Wed 17-Apr-13 22:51:14

What does cheese say when it sees itself in a mirror?

" Well Halloumi"

Valpollicella Wed 17-Apr-13 22:52:28

Maybe you just need to Bruss this under the carpet now Chaos and leave it.

Hopefully dinner was Stilton after this Appalacian mountain of a mistake

Primafacie Wed 17-Apr-13 22:53:17

No cheese would ever Brie a good substitute to feta. It's almost cream-inal behaviour.

I bet you were all fetap fed up and oh so irate ossau-iraty

CakeExpectations Wed 17-Apr-13 23:04:49

Camem Pom bert, anyone? bear

RussianBlu Wed 17-Apr-13 23:15:47

I once ordered SALMON. I was given GAMMON as a substitute. I do not eat pork. I don't think you can beat that.

JumpJockey Wed 17-Apr-13 23:25:40

I was looking for Jam on the online supermarket and it "helpfully" noted "similar searches: ham". Erm, only in the one-letter-different sense.

Anyway, re OP, Yarg what a dreadful situation to find yourself in! Had the shop assistant double G loucester mind?

CabbageLeaves Wed 17-Apr-13 23:26:37

I was substituted toothpaste for razors once...

Primafacie Wed 17-Apr-13 23:34:22

Cabbage, I bet your armpits are all fresh and minty and you are saving a ton on deodorant.

Gerrof Wed 17-Apr-13 23:35:48

Hahaha at you were being uncheeseonable.

I can't think of a funny pun so can't join in with you silly tossers

SirBoobAlot Wed 17-Apr-13 23:40:44

Feta not get wound up by it, though.

ChaosTrulyReigns Wed 17-Apr-13 23:42:12

I'll bet it's really grating on you, your lack of punnage, GetO.

Viviennemary Wed 17-Apr-13 23:42:57

Feta cheek they had.

Pollykitten Wed 17-Apr-13 23:44:03

How do you coax a bear down a mountain?


Binkyridesagain Wed 17-Apr-13 23:44:23

I bet that wasn't fondue, I would be playing merry emmental.

IAmJacksRagingBileDuct Thu 18-Apr-13 00:04:29

I'm grin at the shop manager being a "babybell end" and grin grin at giving them Roquefort!

Unfortunately not half as quick witted as you funny lot so I have nothing to add to the comedy value of the thread.

sydlexic Thu 18-Apr-13 00:12:24

Stop with the cheesy jokes.

I ordered lemon nut free muffins. Baked in a nut free environment, guaranteed nut free and I got walnut muffins.

frutilla Thu 18-Apr-13 00:14:29

I guess you mas-carp-on-e 'bout it...

EhricLovesTeamQhuay Thu 18-Apr-13 06:06:58

I would have gone emmental. Feta farkin liberty.

(Best thread ever!)

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