And chocolate chips are unknown. On the plus side, you can buy ready-made amandelspeis (somewhere between marzipan and frangipane), the almond filling used in a lot of baked goods here.
For chocolate chip cookies you need to either chop a chocolate bar in pieces (we do have good chocolate here!) or rely on visitors from across the pond. So when one of my colleagues emailed me from Vancouver that he could pick something up from the grocery store, I asked for chocolate chips.
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But I also make some of my own convenience foods, usually just trying to be less wasteful. Or I try to prepare things in the weekend ready for lunches and quick suppers in the rest of the week.