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ISO Pistachio Paste

chemchef Feb 8, 2008 09:44 AM

EB Preferred, but will travel if necessary.

  1. Robert Lauriston Feb 8, 2008 11:41 AM

    That's used in some Persian pastries. Gve Zand a call.

    Zand Market
    1401 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706

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      wally Feb 8, 2008 09:50 AM

      They once sold it at the pasta shop but my last purchase was online.

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      1. re: wally
        chemchef Feb 8, 2008 09:53 AM

        Which Pasta Shop, Rockridge or 4th St? I haven't seen it there, but I could check again. Maybe they'd order it for me.

        What source did you buy it online from?

        1. re: chemchef
          Ruth Lafler Feb 8, 2008 10:06 AM

          Apparently you can make your own: http://fxcuisine.com/default.asp?Disp...

          Also, have you tried any middle eastern markets?

          1. re: Ruth Lafler
            chemchef Feb 8, 2008 10:30 AM

            Not really interested in making my own, as I don't think I'll get the fine texture that I want (plus, it looks like a lot of work on top of what I'll already be doing with the paste!)

            Haven't tried ME markets. Didn't want to go on a wild-goose chase, which is why I thought I'd ask here first. I have already looked at all the gourmet shops that I regularly frequent.

            1. re: chemchef
              wolfe Feb 8, 2008 11:34 AM

              You might contact these people to get a list of distributers. They make pistachio paste and its kosher. You might try your neighborhood markets, Saffron or Zand's.

              1. re: wolfe
                chemchef Feb 8, 2008 11:42 AM

                who are you talking about when you say, "these people?"

                1. re: chemchef
                  wolfe Feb 8, 2008 11:47 AM

                  Sorry, I also always seem to leave something out when I cook.

                  1. re: wolfe
                    wally Feb 8, 2008 12:36 PM

                    King Arthur sells their products.

                    1. re: wally
                      sairuh Feb 8, 2008 03:51 PM

                      Wolfe and Wally, thanks for the tip! King Arthur also sells hazelnut praline paste --something I've been searching for a while.


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