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Sherbet Lemons

JoyM Feb 24, 2008 06:40 AM

I've been rereading the Harry Potter books -- the British editions -- and it's given me a hankering for Sherbet Lemons. What I'm looking for is the real British ones, which are NOT the same as Lemon Drops. There's a fair amount of imported British food at area supermarkets like Lunardis and Draegers (they even have Spotted Dick in a can) but their candy selections don't seem to include Sherbet Lemons. Has anyone seen them anywhere?

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    panda444 Feb 24, 2008 01:22 PM

    Hi, if you don't find any locally I'd be happy to get some for you in London and send them over. They are about $2 a pack here and regular airmail shipping would probably only be a few $$. I love them too. Just let me know.

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    1. re: panda444
      JoyM Feb 24, 2008 09:24 PM

      That's really nice of you, panda. I may hit you up if I can't find any here, but I'm definitely going to try the place shep recommends. Let me know how to get in touch w/ you, and if I can be of any assistance to you during your trip here.

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      shep0012 Feb 24, 2008 05:47 PM

      I don't know if they carry this particular product, but I wanted to give a shout out to a little British candy shop at the corner of Sutter and Kearny in SF, run by British father and daughter. Don't know the name but they seem like a great place to start on your quest!

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      1. re: shep0012
        sarvey Feb 25, 2008 07:51 AM

        Yes, I was trying to think of the name myself. It is Fiona's Sweet Shoppe.
        I think they are Scottish?
        I would definitely try it, the selection is astounding.

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          rworange Feb 25, 2008 08:01 AM


          Fiona's Sweetshoppe
          214 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA

      2. Candice Feb 24, 2008 09:49 PM

        You could try the British Grocery.

        1. rworange Feb 25, 2008 08:07 AM

          You could try the Candy Store off of Polk. They probably don't have it but they are really good about ordering things.

          1. lexdevil Feb 25, 2008 12:03 PM

            Cost Plus has been carrying lots of British sweets, including cheap hard candies. Wasn't looking for sherbets when I saw them, but they do list them on-line.


            Bought the rhubarb & custard in December at the Oakland (Jack London Square) location.

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