HOME > Chowhound > Ontario (inc. Toronto) >
Do you create unique foods?
TELL US

Where to buy Chorizo (from Spain) or French Saucisson in TORONTO?

t
travelismylife May 29, 2008 12:09 PM

I miss Spanish and French cured meats! I cannot seem to find authentic dried spanish Chorizo, Salchichon or even a french saucisson like Rosette de Lyon. Does anyone know where I can go in Toronto to buy these?

Thanks for your help!

I am going to check out Salumeria today as I read an old post recommending this.

  1. Kagemusha May 29, 2008 01:12 PM

    Though likely available elsewhere, it's surfaced at Boncheff on Olivewood in Etobicoke. About $10 for 2 vacpac'd medium-sized links of imported Spanish chorizo.

    1. g
      gastronom May 29, 2008 01:55 PM

      Saucisson a la alsace-Cumbrea on Church has them

      Chorizo-Kensigton market a few places carry them

      1. c
        currycue May 29, 2008 02:40 PM

        I got a chorizo from Spain at Scheffler's in St. Lawrence Market, but it was $11 !

        1. Bobby Wham May 30, 2008 06:01 PM

          yeah, the rael deal chorizo is always expensive, La Fromagerie at College & Concord sells it, it is expensive but lasts a long time and is really tasty

          1 Reply
          1. re: Epicure3333
            f
            futronic Jun 2, 2008 05:55 AM

            Scheffler's at the St. Lawrence Market carries French style saucisson from Quebec, and they also have larger saucisson from France that are rolled in herbs or pepper. Fantastic stuff.

          2. t
            travelismylife Jun 2, 2008 07:24 AM

            Thanks everyone!!

            2 Replies
            1. re: travelismylife
              t
              trustme2 Jun 3, 2008 02:45 PM

              CUMBRAE'S on Church

              1. re: travelismylife
                y
                Yongeman Nov 29, 2008 06:25 AM

                So, TIML, did you find your Spanish chorizo? Did Salumeria have any?

              2. t
                tjr Nov 29, 2008 07:15 AM

                I even saw chorizo imported from Spain at Loblaw's a couple weeks ago.

                2 Replies
                1. re: tjr
                  y
                  Yongeman Nov 29, 2008 08:29 AM

                  Thanks, tjr. Where did you see it?

                  1. re: Yongeman
                    t
                    tjr Nov 30, 2008 05:29 PM

                    Port Credit location on Lakeshore.

                2. l
                  likescrab Nov 29, 2008 12:34 PM

                  Try La Fromagerie on College near Ossington.

                  1. Squeakycheese Nov 29, 2008 03:37 PM

                    The Healthy Butcher has a ton of different sausages, not sure if they have your request though

                    1. s
                      Snarf Nov 29, 2008 08:13 PM

                      Gilead Cafe makes some French style garlic sausages, which, given that the butcher there is French, makes it pretty close.

                      1 Reply
                      1. re: Snarf
                        a
                        andrea0guernz Dec 1, 2008 06:50 AM

                        FYI: ... Torito's Tapas bar in Kensington has a delicious Chorizo on the menu..

                      Show Hidden Posts