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Sichuan peppercorns in Bay Area?

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majajam Mar 2, 2007 09:25 PM

does anyone know where I can get Sichuan peppercorns? The Asian markets don't seem to have them, is there a reliable place? Or is the internet/mail order route better...

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    BernalFarmer RE: majajam Mar 2, 2007 09:35 PM

    Just saw them at Whole Foods Palo Alto

    1. Melanie Wong RE: majajam Mar 2, 2007 09:45 PM

      Bought mine at Marina in San Mateo a couple weeks ago. Package says "Szechuna peppercorn", distributed by Yummy Foods Co., San Francisco. Package weighs 114 g. Don't recall the price, but somewhere under $2.

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        美食者 RE: Melanie Wong Mar 3, 2007 03:05 PM

        today, $1.49 @ MOM

      2. Gary Soup RE: majajam Mar 2, 2007 09:45 PM

        They are around. Here's a recent thread.

        http://www.chowhound.com/topics/33243...

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          sfoperalover RE: majajam Mar 2, 2007 10:56 PM

          new may wah on clement carries them

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            mdg RE: majajam Mar 3, 2007 01:32 PM

            Marina Food in Cupertino has them, labelled as "Dried pepper corn hoa tiêu".

            Michael

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