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Aug 28, 2006 09:45 PM

Salep - middle eastern orchid root...

Does anyone happen to know where in Southern CA (preferably OC or Pasadena area but will travel...) where I can buy SALEP. Its the dried root of the orchid plant. Used to make deserts and a famous drink. I'm looking for the real stuff...apparently it can come in a mix with other things.


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  1. Try one of the Armenian groceries on Washington Blvd. in Pasadena. I've never asked for salep, but I've found mahleb and mastic, so I think they might have salep as well.

    1. In Pomona, the grocery store on the SW of Arrow HWY & Garey Ave.

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