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Where can I find good Vanilla Extract

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I'm looking for some good vanilla and maybe some almond extract. The ones at the supermarket arent too tasty.

I've been to the Jean Talon market and but nobodies seems to have it in extract form... only in sticks. Do you know where I can get good quality staples for baking?


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  1. Anatol on St-Laurent just south of Milano make their own and it's pretty good but nothing to compare with what I brought back from Mexico last month.

    1. Douceurs du Marché in Atwater market for sure.

      1. Olives & Epices sells what appears to be "homemade" vanilla extract (Madagascar I think). Each bottle is dated (the ones I saw were around two years old) and states who made it (employees I assume). I would give it a shot. They also have their own vanilla sugar.

        1. Folks, pardon the interruption, but we've split a digression on how to make vanilla extract at home to the Home Cooking board, so that this discussion remains focused on finding it in Quebec. You can follow that discussion here:


          Unfortunately, we were not able to capture all of that digression in the split, and did lose a couple of posts on that subject. Our apologies for that - please feel free to repost those comments on the Home Cooking thread.

          We've also removed some posts on where to find vanilla extract in the United States.