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Leaf or sheet gelatin

Pat Hammond Jul 22, 2007 07:24 PM

Does anyone know of a source for this form of gelatin in Boston? Thanks in advance! pat

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    brandon_w RE: Pat Hammond Jul 23, 2007 06:05 AM

    Any grocery store...

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      Pat Hammond RE: brandon_w Jul 23, 2007 07:17 AM

      We thought Whole Foods would have it, but it doesn't. It's sort of a specialty item, I think. Powdered gelatin is easy to find, but the leaf gelatin doesn't seem to be.

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        brandon_w RE: Pat Hammond Jul 24, 2007 10:31 AM

        When I lived in NH, Hannaford had it, and I remember the Whole Foods in the Fresh Pond Plaza carrying it as well. The powdered gelatin can be substituted for sheet...10 sheets is about 1 oz of powder, but the bloom count (how well it sets up) varies by brand so you may need to do some experimenting. You could also look at small gourmet markets for it, I believe there is a small grocery store/european market on Charles Street between Branch Street and Mt Vernon St. that should carry it.

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      gutterman RE: Pat Hammond Jul 23, 2007 08:09 AM

      I think I saw it at Cristina's spice market in inman sq.

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        osmom RE: Pat Hammond Jul 23, 2007 11:52 AM

        I looked all over Boston for it a couple years ago -- no luck.

        I ended up buying some at the King Arthur baking center in Norwich, Vermont. Not exactly local, but a pretty drive.

        1. Pat Hammond RE: Pat Hammond Jul 24, 2007 05:09 PM

          Thanks, everyone, for your help. Pat

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