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Edmonton: where to buy kaffir lime leaves?

k.ts Jan 25, 2010 09:05 AM

One of my recipe books has kaffir lime leaves in a lot of the recipes.... and I'm doubtful as to my success if I look for them at Safeway!

  1. raidar Jan 25, 2010 09:18 AM

    I see them all the time at the shops in Little India. Try the Spice Center (9280 34Ave)

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      lelalong Jan 25, 2010 09:31 AM

      Try T&T supermarket in the produce or frozen section. I have a stash kept in my freezer at all times. It makes a huge difference in Thai curries!

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        brigal Jan 25, 2010 12:06 PM

        Just saw huge bundles of fresh lime leaves at T&T in West Ed on the weekend

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        foodiesnorth Jan 25, 2010 12:59 PM

        I saw kafir limes, but I am not usre about leaves themselves at El Safadi Bros. This was last saturday.

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          cleopatra999 Jan 26, 2010 04:05 PM

          Lucky 97 or T&T have always had them fresh when I go looking, I pop the left overs in the freezer.

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          rubetues Jan 26, 2010 05:08 PM

          I have bought them at Save-On Foods in Mayfield Common.

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