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ISO queso fresco and small flour tortillas (fresh)

Looking where to find? May be heading out to Kensington and St. L markets; any Mexican purveryors would be good; yes, I know, TO has little in that respect.

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  1. Try Emporio Latino on Augusta and Perola next door. Chorizo at Segovia across the street.

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    1. re: cowhound

      not near kensington

      but i buy those items from Edgars Latin foods on the Queensway and Royal York

    2. Actually, there are quite a few of latino grocers in Toronto but mostly Salvadoran, Ecuadorean and Chilean.

      1. ARe these available at STL Market too?

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        1. re: itryalot

          I was looking for queso fresco a few months ago and ended up empty handed. If you find any, please let us know where!

          1. re: basileater

            I'm pretty sure I saw queso fresco a few weeks ago at one of the Latino markets in Kensington. Perola's, I think.

            1. re: gregclow

              I have definitely bought queso fresco at Perola several times. FYI - they also have crema.
              I'd love some fresh flour tortillas but I suspect you may be outta luck.

        2. No luck; but did buy some frozen veg empanadas, fresh corn tortillas at El saboro Latino in STLM. That queso fresco and flour tortillas still are still elusive!

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          1. Try Monforte Dairy at STLM (north side). She's got great artesenal cheeses and one that is really close to queso fresco. Alternately a wholesaler (Latin American Foods) is offering a queso fresco, but don't know which retailers carry it.

            1. OK, not what you're looking for, and not appropriate to this board, but: flour tortillas are ridiculously easy (and cheap) to make at home. You won't get fresher!

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              1. re: deepcreek

                I know; I want to try it some time I have a little more time, but I am busy right now and wanted a quick fill.