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Where can I find some fresh Korean/Japanese green plums?

AppleSister Mar 16, 2009 06:49 AM

They're called maesil plums in Korean, ume in Japanese, I think. I really want to pickle some in a Korean-style I tasted in Jeonju. I've also heard there are Middle Eastern fuzzy green plums that are similar. I know they're not at Han Ah Reum in Manhattan or at Mitsuwa in Edgewater, NJ, except in the already pickled form. If anyone has any tips for where I can find them, I'd be so happy!

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    foodslut Mar 16, 2009 07:14 AM

    I don't think they're in season yet.. perhaps June.

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    1. re: foodslut
      AppleSister Mar 16, 2009 08:12 AM

      I'm assuming they won't be for awhile, but where have you seen them in the summer?

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