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Did the "PERSIAN DOUGHNUT" ever arrive in Toronto?

fruglescot Jan 17, 2008 05:41 AM


When I lived in Thunder Bay I was introduced to a unique pastry item called the "PERSHING".
Can any Chowhound tell me if they know of a place here in Toronto where I can get such an item?
.....................I need my "PERSHING" fix.

  1. legourmettv Jan 17, 2008 09:29 AM

    MMM... the persian. always at the corner store (The Cow Palace was closest to where I lived) in a grease soaked cardboard box with a piece of plastic over top. A great Thunder Bay food item, but really they don't compare to breakfast at the Hoito, or mid afternoon snack at Kengus. But I digress.
    Don't think it would work here in Toronto.

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      obstructionist Jan 17, 2008 07:30 AM

      I could never understand why people would eat these things. I always found them far too sweet.

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      1. re: obstructionist
        bluedog Jan 17, 2008 07:34 AM

        Same reason they would eat Krispy Kreme's I guess :)

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        embee Jan 17, 2008 06:13 AM

        Please describe...

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        1. re: embee
          Scary Bill Jan 17, 2008 06:17 AM


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