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Where to buy smoked paprika?

ribboy Oct 24, 2008 06:32 AM

I am looking for a place to but some smoked paprika.

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  1. TorontoJo RE: ribboy Oct 24, 2008 06:39 AM

    Whereabouts are you located? House of Spice in Kensington Market would be a good bet. I've bought mine at Bruno's on Avenue Rd.

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      Nyleve RE: TorontoJo Oct 24, 2008 07:12 AM

      I know House of Spice has it - they even carry it in bulk packages. And it's very good stuff

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      iamafoodie RE: ribboy Oct 24, 2008 06:44 AM

      I recently bought some at Michangelo's in Mississauga, my favorite food store. I'm sure I've seen it in Longo's too so I would expect most of the better grocery stores will sell it. Look for a small, bright red, rectangular can in the spice sections. Ask if you don't see it because some stores merchandise specialty seasonings in a separate spot.
      Good luck Ribboy.

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        Tatai RE: ribboy Oct 24, 2008 06:49 AM

        Smoked paprika has become a mainstream item: McCormick's now has it in its lineup. I saw it at Lady York on Dufferin the other day.

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          ribboy RE: Tatai Oct 24, 2008 06:51 AM

          thanks...i will persue those idea's...

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          Mila RE: ribboy Oct 24, 2008 07:03 AM

          Chris's Cheese at SLM has the Spanish variety which I think is worth it just for the retro picture on the can.

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            aveivy RE: ribboy Oct 24, 2008 08:09 AM

            Royal Beef on the Danforth is where I got my last batch. 1968 Danforth, north side, between Coxwell and Woodbine. Go on Saturday morning and grab a fresh canoli :-)

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              Atahualpa RE: ribboy Oct 24, 2008 10:20 AM

              Um, Loblaws. I have bought it in both mild and "hot" (not really hot) versions from Queen's Quay, Redway, and Vic. Park Loblaws locations.

              Spanish Brand. Metal Tin. Red Label with Yellow Label. Bought my last tin on Saturday.

              Also, the store in the lower level of the St.LM often has it.

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                Pincus RE: Atahualpa Oct 24, 2008 11:09 AM

                Starsky in Mississauga.

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                  koknia RE: Pincus Oct 24, 2008 12:05 PM

                  Bought some today at The House of Spice, 190 Augusta in the market.

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                    ribboy RE: koknia Oct 24, 2008 04:02 PM

                    since i live downtown the house of spice it is...thank you for the direction

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                Snarf RE: ribboy Oct 24, 2008 05:18 PM

                Definitely mainstream now. The rectangular tin has great flavour, and there's another kind available in canisters that is available in mild and hot from any of the Alex Farm locations.

                1. Kagemusha RE: ribboy Oct 24, 2008 07:04 PM

                  There are other brands but "La Chinata" in the red square tin is probably the most common. Keeping it in a cool place helps maintain freshness.

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                    bluespace RE: Kagemusha Mar 3, 2013 04:28 PM

                    Does anyone know if you can buy smoked paprika in Peterborough?

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                      Nyleve RE: bluespace Mar 3, 2013 05:25 PM

                      I often see it at WInners. You never know what they're going to have, of course, but it's worth a shot.

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                        bluespace RE: Nyleve Mar 3, 2013 05:53 PM

                        Thank you! I will check that out.

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                        youdonut RE: bluespace Mar 4, 2013 08:40 AM

                        yes..go to the firehouse gourmet they carry it there.

                        firehousegourmet.ca

                        73 Hunter Street East Peterborough, ON K9H 1G4 (705) 741-5181

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                          bluespace RE: youdonut Mar 4, 2013 09:16 AM

                          Thank you so much!!

                    2. jo_jo_ba RE: ribboy Mar 3, 2013 05:45 PM

                      Bulk barn!

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                        Phoenix RE: jo_jo_ba Mar 3, 2013 05:48 PM

                        This discussion is from 2008. Why is it being resurrected?

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                          Nyleve RE: Phoenix Mar 4, 2013 07:32 AM

                          The most recent question is from yesterday.

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                          bluespace RE: jo_jo_ba Mar 3, 2013 05:53 PM

                          Awesome! A choice of 2 possibilities! How does it get any better than that?

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                          Cup cake RE: ribboy Mar 4, 2013 06:54 PM

                          I bought it at the Metro on College. First place I looked and there it was! My backup plan was the House of Spice in Kensington. It is such a great spice!

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