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Canales -- has anyone seen these recently?

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Rivka Jun 21, 2006 06:20 PM

I'm on an endless search for canales -- shaped sort of like a madeleine, but taste more like good brioche. I've heard they're sometimes at Citarella, but I've never seen them there.

I'd love to have one, if they exist...

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  1. MOREKASHA RE: Rivka Jun 24, 2006 03:12 PM

    I've heard that the Bouley bakery has had them, but I've never seen them there. Check this out www.lecanelou.com, a great baker from Antibes. How far would you go to get one?

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      emo RE: Rivka Jun 27, 2006 10:51 PM

      I don't know for certain if they would have them, but Ceci Cela at 55 spring street would be my guess for finding them. You just made me think of the best canneles I ever had (at La Boulange in SF - try them if you are ever there). I think the Williams Sonoma recipe is supposed to be pretty good if you are up for trying to make them yourself!

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        chocokitty RE: Rivka Jun 30, 2006 01:26 AM

        I think you could try La Bergamote @ 9th Ave & 18th St. I think they have it there. It's a good French bakery. Other places that I do know that has it are Bouley Bakery, Balthazar in SoHo has it, and Dean & Deluca (their stores, not cafes).

        1. George RE: Rivka Jun 30, 2006 02:46 AM

          I don't even live in NYC anymore, but when I did, I had my cannele fix on a regular basis from Balthazar. And if you go to Paris.....
          I have recs.

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            dimples RE: Rivka Jul 5, 2006 11:44 PM

            They have them at Balthazar.

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              fullybaked RE: Rivka Jul 9, 2006 11:22 AM

              La Tulipe in Mt.Kisco has great caneles, if you can head out of NYC. Payard used to have good ones, don't know if they still sell them.

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                rmless RE: Rivka Jul 18, 2006 05:57 PM

                I had excellent ones at Alain Ducasse

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                  The Blissful Glutton RE: rmless Jul 19, 2006 01:08 PM

                  I second Ducasse. They were perfect.

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