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ISO Quince Paste

Apple Nov 8, 2008 08:15 PM

Looking for quince paste to serve as part of an appetizer. Where can I pick some up - someplace central or east end along the subway line? Thanks!

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  1. paulj RE: Apple Nov 8, 2008 09:22 PM

    Latino shops sell quince as membrillo. I've also found quince preserves in Middle Eastern shops, though I don't recall seeing a paste.

    1. TorontoJo RE: Apple Nov 9, 2008 05:10 AM

      Longo's sells a line from New Zealand that is delicious. There is quince paste, fig paste and pear paste. They stock it around the cheese counter.

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        Apple RE: TorontoJo Nov 9, 2008 09:49 AM

        oh gosh - that sounds delicious... I may be to pick up all three ;) thanks paulj & torontojo

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        Cat123 RE: Apple Nov 9, 2008 11:03 AM

        I have bought it in the past at La Salumeria at Yonge and Davisville. You could call and see if they have any in stock.

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          millygirl RE: Cat123 Nov 9, 2008 04:43 PM

          I've also seen it sold at Alex Farms and Summerhill Market. Very yummy with certain cheeses.

        2. Finnegan RE: Apple Nov 12, 2008 07:43 AM

          I'm pretty sure Highland Farms carries quince paste. The cheese store at the south end of St. Lawrence Market has it.

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            Finnegan RE: Finnegan Nov 17, 2008 09:31 AM

            Food Basics stores caryy Quince past in their international food section

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              Apple RE: Finnegan Nov 17, 2008 04:54 PM

              really - which one was this? I was just at the one at gerrard square and I didn't see it there but I didn't look closely.. but I may have been in the "jam section"...

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            aveivy RE: Apple Nov 18, 2008 07:05 AM

            This is in the west end, out on the Queensway, but it's where I got membrillo a year or so ago -Pasquale Brothers.They're on Goodrich Road in Etobicoke, which is a little off Islington, north of the Queensway (turn west onto Jutland, then north onto Goodrich).

            The bonus is that it's a great specialty food shop overall. Whenever I go I walk out with something new that becomes a pantry staple in the house.

            Website at http://www.pasqualebros.com/

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