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KEYLIMESODA Mar 28, 2008 12:36 PM

looking for a place to buy fresh mozzarella mainly for its low sodium content.I live in the west end (junction) , but i am downtown daily...any suggestions? thx.

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  1. Kagemusha RE: KEYLIMESODA Mar 28, 2008 12:40 PM

    Try International Cheese on Hirons in your 'hood.

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      grandgourmand RE: Kagemusha Mar 28, 2008 12:45 PM

      Here's an interesting article from the Globe on buffalo mozzarella and high levels of toxins.

      http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servle...

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        Kagemusha RE: grandgourmand Mar 28, 2008 04:09 PM

        A small bank loan was all that stood between me and those tennis ball- sized imported blobs in the whey-filled bladders. Several Canadian mozza makers may still make 'em, too--an experiment that apparently wasn't overly successful. International makes on the premises.

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          tarteaucitron RE: Kagemusha Mar 28, 2008 05:53 PM

          Nice description. I have a similar predicament, and would have devoured those blobs much more often if they were more affordable.

          Does International use buffalo milk?

          1. re: tarteaucitron
            Kagemusha RE: tarteaucitron Mar 28, 2008 06:02 PM

            Sure, Alberta grass-fed First Nations-milked buffalo...sorry, no. International is just screamingly fresh--good enough for me. Their ricotta is often warm from the plant, too.

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              tarteaucitron RE: Kagemusha Mar 28, 2008 06:13 PM

              In that case I'll sure venture there sometime to check out their goods. Thanks!

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            Recyclor RE: Kagemusha Mar 29, 2008 11:29 AM

            I didn't realize it was from here in TO, I tried a few packaged options at Fiesta Farms and found that brand to be my go-to around here...nothing like the stainless steel bowls full sitting on the counter at Brooklyn deli's but passable...

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              Kagemusha RE: Recyclor Mar 29, 2008 07:07 PM

              TO ain't Brooklyn. Still, I'll take TO anyday.

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        Nyleve RE: KEYLIMESODA Mar 29, 2008 10:29 AM

        Grande Cheese will have fresh mozzarella. Try the store on Orfus Rd. (off Dufferin).

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