Fresh Asian/Thai ingredients in Baltimore Area?
- coffeesnob May 27, 2008 04:41 PM
Love to cook Asian, sometimes I can find ingredients at Wegman's (lemongrass, Kaffir Lime leaves), but I'm looking for a larger selection...?
I have not ever found Kaffir lime leaves at H Mart. They tell me that sometimes they have the leaves in the freezer and I look every week, but so far I have found everything except Kaffir lime leaves. In any case, for Thai ingredients specifically, you can find whatever H Mart doesn't carry at Asia Food on York Road.
I went to this place for Thai ingredients. They had fresh: green papaya, green mango, long beans, vermicelli rice noodles, tamarind paste and fresh tamarind, dried Thai red chili (awesome), Bird chili, Thai eggplant, lemon grass, holy basil, Thai basil, frozen coconut and more. Also tons of spices and canned stuff like banana leaves, mangosteen and more.
I was so happy to find this place! If you need specific ingredients call ahead and see if they have it. They get fresh produce weekly but it seems to run out quickly.
Thai Phillipine Oriental Food
523 Gorsuch Ave
Baltimore, MD 21218
For me this place is a bit far from my house and I hope to find a place closer to SE Baltimore or near BWI. If anyone has ideas let me know.