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Olive oil from Crete in Toronto

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carissima Nov 23, 2009 10:39 AM

Please recommend where to buy olive oil from Crete in Toronto.
Compared to italian olive oil, this variety is much milder.

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    badrockandroll Jan 26, 2010 05:37 PM

    There is a coffee shop called Letteri (sp?) at Victoria and Adelaide that sells 2 types of Cretan olive oil (one organic) as well as balsamic from Crete. Can't recall the prices - sorry!

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      phoenikia Nov 23, 2009 01:29 PM

      I buy Cretan olive oil from Greek House Market located at 565 Danforth.
      http://kalofagas.ca/2009/03/24/greek-...

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        carissima Nov 23, 2009 02:38 PM

        Thank you phoenikia. Greek House is very conveniently located. I'll pay them a visit one of these days.

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          5andman Nov 23, 2009 03:44 PM

          I believe there's a place on Danforth, west of Donlands that specializes in Olives & olive oils.

      2. foodyDudey Nov 23, 2009 01:09 PM

        Have you tried the Spartan Rolling Hills oils? Not from Crete, but a pretty good Greek Oil. (Good enough for McEwan to sell) I buy it at Fresh From The Farm.

        http://www.spartanrollinghills.com

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          OTFOODIE Nov 25, 2009 05:38 PM

          I get organic unfiltered cold-pressed Greek single grower olive oil from Ralo Oil Oils:

          http://myolivetrees.com/

          They sell online and at the St. Jacob's market and I've been told that there are a few retailers that carry their product. It is all Peloponnesean, not Cretan.

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          LJS2 Nov 23, 2009 12:35 PM

          Chritine Cushing is selling olive oil from Crete. I believe that Longos carries her products.

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            carissima Nov 23, 2009 12:53 PM

            Thank you! I already found her web-site and emailed her.

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            DrewStar Nov 23, 2009 11:49 AM

            I believe there is a seller of olive oil from Crete in one of the middle stalls of St. Lawrence Market North.

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              carissima Nov 23, 2009 11:55 AM

              I think I know this one. It's organic and expensive. I was hoping to find a cheaper brand, maybe in Greek stores on Danforth..

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