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Apprentice Jul 25, 2008 06:27 AM

Is this readily available in Toronto? Pusateri's? I've never tried it but I hear it's fantastic.

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    lovestocookandbake Jul 25, 2008 06:43 AM

    You really need to like the taste of Lavender.... and if you do you'll love it......

    I know the Fromagerie on College carries it........

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      ace123 Jul 25, 2008 06:48 AM

      You can get it from Honey World, lower level of St. Lawrence Market. You can taste it before you buy it.
      www.honeyworld.ca

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        mac n cheeze Jul 25, 2008 06:51 AM

        It is wonderful! I get it from SLM as well -- may be from honeyworld as a previous poster said (I can't buy it often because I will just gorge on it)

        If you like lavendar, you you will love it! I like it with a nice sharp cheddar or a bit of gorgonzola. Or even just on my buttered toast

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          atomeyes Jul 25, 2008 06:53 AM

          slightly OT, but we went to Honey World yesterday. SO many nice types of honey. makes me regret buying that crappy emergency-use honey from the grocery store last week (the taste is actually offensive, as opposed to the flavourful honies at honeyworld)

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          Apprentice Jul 25, 2008 07:11 AM

          Thanks for the posts everyone!

          1. pinkskittles Jul 25, 2008 07:59 AM

            as people have said, in st. lawrence market there's a honey stand that lets you sample honey. i believe it is NOT french though, and that it's from new zealand. i may be wrong though...

            and if you're a honey connoisseur/connoisseuse like myself, you may be a fan of the pheylonian honey from saskatchewan. this is available at the one-of-a-kind shows (spring, christmas) for maybe $25 per jar. other, mediocre honeys are available too, but this is by far the best honey i've ever tasted. they have a website too.

            http://www.philoxia.com/honey.htm

            1. jayt90 Jul 26, 2008 12:33 PM

              Bleu Lavande https://www.bleulavande.ca/catalog/pr... is a Canadian producer in the Eastern Townships.
              They source their lavender plantstock from Australia, and claim that Provence lavender is not as good because of depleted soil.

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