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spearchucker Mar 7, 2009 10:02 AM

I am looking to buy this salad in the Durham Region in Dutch it is called "Veld sla) , I have never seen it, I was told it is available. Where???

  1. redearth Mar 7, 2009 01:04 PM

    It's more commonly known as måche, or sometimes lamb's lettuce. Most major supermarkets will carry it, though it is often called måche mix, and is combined with frisée and radicchio. Specialty grocers such as Harvest Wagon stock just the måche, and you also may be able to find it at the St. Lawrence Market. As for Durham region, I'm not sure, but I would recommend any quality supermarkets, such as Longo's. Enquire with their produce manager. Good luck.

    This has been discussed before:

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/509384

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      Tatai Mar 7, 2009 01:06 PM

      Do you mean mache (the French name) or lambs quarters/lambs lettuce? You'll likely find it at Harvest Wagon in Toronto. It's also available in those big plastic salad containers from California -- the kind I like to avoid.

      You might also want to read up on edible weeds in Toronto; this is, in fact, a weed that grows all over urban and rural areas here.

      Edit: Since I posted this, I've been doing a bit of Googling. I'd been under the impression that mache/lambs lettuce/corn salad is the same thing as lambs quarters, the edible weed. There's a ton of conflicting information on this out there. Anyone know for sure?

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      1. re: Tatai
        foodyDudey Mar 7, 2009 03:40 PM

        I have loads of the lamb's quarters in my backyard. which I make salad from, or saute with onions and mushrooms. It's NOT the same as the mache which is sold in the grocery store. The leaves don't even look similar.

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          Tatai Mar 7, 2009 03:56 PM

          Thanks for setting me straight, foodyDudey.

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