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vandan Dec 28, 2009 09:44 AM

anyone know where i might get my hands on some??

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    lunchslut RE: vandan Dec 28, 2009 07:55 PM

    I believe verjus is the same thing as a common Persian cooking ingredient named "ab-gureh" a.k.a. sour grape juice. The descriptions match completely and according to some web sites they are one and the same. You can find sour grape juice at any Persian grocery store in Vancouver.

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      vandan RE: lunchslut Dec 28, 2009 08:09 PM

      wow, nice sleuthing ls

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        fmed RE: vandan Dec 29, 2009 05:26 AM

        I saw verjus recently at the big Bosa and at Gourmet Warehouse. I saw Persian sour grape juice at Yaas Bazaar in North Van a couple of months ago.

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          vandan RE: fmed Dec 29, 2009 08:35 AM

          have any idea of prices? i'm guessing the Persian stuff would be much cheaper

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            fmed RE: vandan Dec 29, 2009 08:57 AM

            I didn't look - sorry.

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              lunchslut RE: vandan Dec 30, 2009 06:44 PM

              I was at Yas Bazaar today. The sour grape juice is $1.99 for a 265 ml bottle. At that price it may be worth a try/taste test.

      2. aussiewonder RE: vandan Dec 30, 2009 10:29 PM

        Sure do! EdibleBC on Granville Island stocks it; and I know this bc I work there and we just finished inventory for the year so there are DEF bottles on the shelf.
        Open 7 days a week 9am-7pm EXCEPT NY's Eve (closing @ 4pm) and Closed NYs Day.

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          vandan RE: vandan Jan 2, 2010 10:07 AM

          alright peeps thanks for the info

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