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Jul 2, 2007 12:11 PM

Where can I find annatto seeds?

Making pibil and need to find these seeds for the marinade. Anyone know where I can find in LA or Pasadena?

Clare K.

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  1. Both Vallarta and Jon's Market carry them.

    1. Linda Rosa market, driveway/entrance just east of Allen on Villa (n/ecorner of Villa and Allen). Parking and entrance to market are at the back. open til 8 p.m.

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        1. re: Local

          My favorite for carne asada and pollo preparada.

        2. And, if you're ever in the South Bay, Penzeys Spices has them -- just TRY to buy one thing there.

          1. The Badia brand of "Annato Seed Achiote" is almost ubiquituous..

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            1. re: Veggo

              Elizabeth Market on Foothill near Rosemead too. Good marinated carne asada & more.

            2. King Ranch at Huntington Drive and Magnolia in Monrovia has them under the Mexican name of Achiote seeds.