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Tamarind Syrup

time traveler Feb 16, 2002 02:33 PM

Cardullo's in Harvard Square used to carry Tamarind Syrup. Can anyone tell me where I might find this delectable sweet anywhere? The Boston area is my first choice but anywhere in NE is just fine.


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    ellie Feb 19, 2002 10:21 AM

    the middle eastern markets in watertown usually have tamarind syrup. try arax market:

    Arax Market 617/924-3399. 603 Mt Auburn, Watertown

    If they don't have it, there are many other middle eastern markets in the same area that usually have it.

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      Rubee Feb 16, 2002 10:57 PM

      I buy tamarind concentrate (pulp and water) at Super88 at the Southbay Center - They may have the tamarind syrup (I don't think they're the same?)

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        9lives Feb 16, 2002 03:27 PM

        Polcari's..a spice shop in the North End has it..corner of Salem and Parmenter. What do you use it for?

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          time traveler Feb 16, 2002 04:51 PM

          Thanks for the info. I make a cold drink with club soda and lime. It's Fantastic

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            9lives Feb 16, 2002 05:50 PM

            I bought a bottle of it a few years ago..for a recipe that I never made. If you can't find it you can have my unopened bottle...unless of course I try that drink and fall in love with it..:)

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