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achiote paste

jinthek Oct 16, 2009 10:30 AM

I bought a prepared achiote paste in arizona last year, Help me find some here in bklyn, or queens.Thanks,

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    michitom RE: jinthek Oct 16, 2009 11:07 AM

    Sorry I don't live in Brooklyn, but you should be able to find it in any supermarket in the latin section.

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      jinthek RE: jinthek Oct 18, 2009 08:07 AM

      looking for achitote paste in nyc.

      1. bushwickgirl RE: jinthek Oct 19, 2009 02:06 PM

        Yucateco is a brand I've seen in various Latin markets. Goya doesn't make it.
        If you can't find the paste, www.spicehouse.com has a recipe for making the paste. They call it red achiote paste.
        Annato seed is widely available in Brooklyn bodegas, including my local one in Bushwick. What are you planning to do with it?

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          bushwickgirl RE: bushwickgirl Oct 20, 2009 09:30 AM

          www.kitchenmarket.com, in the city.
          Oops, it seems this place is closed.

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            jinthek RE: bushwickgirl Oct 20, 2009 01:58 PM

            Thanks I will try finding yucateco. I might have to ask a friend to bring some back from Az.

            I use it on chick, pork, eggs, or stews.

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