Kalbsbäggli

English translation: Cheek of veal/Calf\'s cheek

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German term or phrase:Kalbsbäggli
English translation:Cheek of veal/Calf\'s cheek
Entered by: Charlotte Farrell

15:40 Nov 11, 2013
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Food & Drink
German term or phrase: Kalbsbäggli
From a Swiss German menu. The full item is 'Kalbsfilet rosa gebraten und Kalbsbäggli'. I obviously know that Kalb means 'veal' or calf' but have never come across 'Bäggli' before. Any help greatly appreciated.
Charlotte Farrell
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:06
Cheek of veal/Calf's cheek
Explanation:
Despite what the name conjours up, Bäggli are not sweetbreads, but the cheek from a calf's head.

I the reference sentence, the calf is a bit older, but it has lost what you thought bäggli could have meant :-)

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Note added at 1 hr (2013-11-11 16:52:23 GMT)
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A tip: if you find a Swiss word with "gg", just try replacing the two letters with "ch" or "ck" to get closer to the germane equivalent.

Oggsä Bäggli = Ochsä Bäckli (almost Schwäbisch) = Ochsenbacken

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Note added at 1 hr (2013-11-11 16:53:13 GMT)
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germane? German of course! (Idiot!)

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Note added at 1 hr (2013-11-11 16:55:58 GMT)
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Although germane (in the sense of closely related) works quite well, too :-)
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Yorkshireman
Germany
Local time: 08:06
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4 +1Cheek of veal/Calf's cheek
Yorkshireman
Summary of reference entries provided
Kalbsbäggli - Lust am Kochen
Eleanore Strauss

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Cheek of veal/Calf's cheek


Explanation:
Despite what the name conjours up, Bäggli are not sweetbreads, but the cheek from a calf's head.

I the reference sentence, the calf is a bit older, but it has lost what you thought bäggli could have meant :-)

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Note added at 1 hr (2013-11-11 16:52:23 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

A tip: if you find a Swiss word with "gg", just try replacing the two letters with "ch" or "ck" to get closer to the germane equivalent.

Oggsä Bäggli = Ochsä Bäckli (almost Schwäbisch) = Ochsenbacken

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Note added at 1 hr (2013-11-11 16:53:13 GMT)
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germane? German of course! (Idiot!)

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Note added at 1 hr (2013-11-11 16:55:58 GMT)
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Although germane (in the sense of closely related) works quite well, too :-)

Example sentence(s):
  • 18.50. Oggsä Bäggli. Ox cheeks served on chocolate-jus, accompanied by panfried grapefruit und orange, white wine shallots and almond croquettes. 21.50.
Yorkshireman
Germany
Local time: 08:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nicole Schnell
10 mins
  -> Merci vielmals!
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Reference comments


7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Reference: Kalbsbäggli - Lust am Kochen

Reference information:
http://books.google.com/books?id=DAB7g9MNfUsC&pg=PA144&lpg=P...


    Reference: http://www.beobachter.ch/dossiers/rezepte/artikel/haefelys-t...
Eleanore Strauss
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
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Asker: Thank you :)


Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
agree  writeaway: most terms can be found with a bit of research.
2 hrs
  -> agreed.. thanks
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