Where to buy Kaffir Limes
Does anyone know where to find fresh (or frozen if must be) kaffir limes or leaves on the east side of town, near Pasadena?
I've got a gourmet group challenge ot cook a vegetable dishing using them. Any great recipes?
Check with Hawaii Super Market or the 99 Ranch Market basically across the street from Hawaii Super Market. Recipes are discussed over on the Home Cooking board found here: http://chowhound.chow.com/boards/31
Hawaii Super Market
1702 S Del Mar Ave, San Gabriel, CA
99 Ranch Market
140 W Valley Blvd
San Gabriel, CA 91776
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Hi ssackett, we try to keep our local boards like L.A focused on where to source ingredients and prepared food in this region. Likewise, the Home Cooking board's focus is where we handle recipes and tips for making food yourself. There's a rich archive of discussion about kaffir lime leaves that you can search, but feel free to start a new discussion here:
I just saw french ones at the big Thai market on Hollywood Blvd., just east of Western.
It's a great place for ingredients at great prices.