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Dec 30, 2006 10:40 PM

where to buy japanese basil?

any sightings any where in toronto?


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  1. I've never heard of Japanese basil, but I've seen Thai basil in Chinatown.

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    1. re: FlavoursGal

      Japanese basil is another term for shiso leaf. I seeeem to recall seeing it at T&T, not sure though.

    2. You can usually find it at Sanko (Queen West & Claremont), as well as many of the Korean markets on Bloor between Bathurst and Christie.