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Oct 19, 2006 05:24 AM

where can i get HAZEL NUT paste?

i only know of nutella and also sweetened hazelnut spreads.. are there any that's just hazel nut pastes?

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  1. Le Pain on Melrose near La Cienaga

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      1. re: 212

        You're right, I wasn't reading carefully. It's good though.

    1. once again, try surfas in culver city on washington at the corner of national. i'd be shocked if they didn't have this, but call ahead to make sure.

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      1. re: Sugar Jones

        I was at Surfas last month and asked about hazelnut paste. They don't carry any unsweetened hazelnut paste. The only thing close is a hazelnut paste in a can with a lot of sugar that I believe was labeled "hazelnut puree." For a recipe I have, I was expecting to find something that looked like almond paste (i.e. in a tube) but that's not there.

        If that stuff in a can is what I should have been looking for, please correct me anybody.

      2. Whole Foods carries a product called hazelnut butter -- it is ground roasted hazelnuts, with no sugar added. I have found it two holiday seasons in a row in the area with the peanut butter.

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        1. re: Eastsider

          I, too, recommend your local health food store for hazelnut paste (aka filbert paste). I haven't been to Full O' Life in Burbank in several years but remember them having something of the like there. Might also try an Italian deli/market. My bro-in-law is Italian and LOVES anything hazelnut; he will put Nutella on just about anything.

          link to hazelnut paste recipe:

          links to buying hazelnut/filbert paste:
          1 lb Filbert Paste (Pralines)- Hazelnuts finely ground into a paste.
          1 lb. #75-5001 $16.50

          Bon Bon Bakery and Chocolates: Hazlenuts finely ground into a paste. ... Sold by the one pound container. Price: $12.75

          75-5001 Filbert Paste 16 oz. 15.95

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          1. Okay, I give up. How is this distinct from what you'd get if you bought a bag of hazelnuts at trader joe's and stuck them in the food processor for a couple minutes?