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V for Vanessa Feb 16, 2009 06:19 AM

Hello, I'm new to this board and I was wondering if anyone knew of a good place to pick up sweet, smoked, hot paprikas in Montreal. I can't find them at any supermarkets

  1. SnackHappy Feb 16, 2009 06:25 AM

    I'll assume you're looking for Spanish paprika (pimentón). You can find it in most gourmet stores. And it's available at Olives & Épices in the Jean-Talon Market.

    If you told us which part of town you're in, perhaps local hounds could point you towards a source.

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      phyero Feb 16, 2009 06:35 AM

      All spanish and portuguese market will make you happy or in la vieille Europe on St-Laurent
      voilà

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      bigfellow Feb 16, 2009 07:06 AM

      This thread just might be of interest to you: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/595671

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        JadeMyst Feb 16, 2009 06:53 PM

        If you live in the NDG area, I know you can get little cans of smoked paprika at Akhavan's on Sherbrooke St at Grand

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          TheSnowpea Feb 17, 2009 07:57 AM

          I think you can also get some at the Maître Boucher on Monkland in NDG.

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          AJSoprano Feb 16, 2009 06:58 PM

          I bought some at Milano's on St. Laurent in Little Italy next to Marche Jean Talon. They had the La Vera brand, which is considered by many to be the best. They offer 3 varieties of Spanish smoked paprika: sweet, bitterseet, hot. I think they were priced at 3.99 each.

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            chililala Feb 25, 2009 08:20 PM

            I've looked around and I think Milano definitely has the best price.

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            maisonbistro Feb 17, 2009 05:48 AM

            You can also find at them at Le Vrac du Marche, Les douceurs du marche and pretty sure at the Fromagerie Atwater - all in the Atwater market - but probably priced higher than either Akhavan or Milano.

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              The Chemist Feb 26, 2009 02:19 AM

              Charcuterie Fairmont has great Hungarian paprika, if that suits you. It's near downtown too.

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