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ISO Lyle's Golden Syrup and potato starch in Boston

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CanIHaveABite Apr 15, 2010 06:49 AM

I'm looking to buy both cans of Lyle's Golden Syrup and potato starch (how is that even sold?) in Boston or a t-accessible location. Anyone know where either of these are sold? Thanks.

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  1. StriperGuy RE: CanIHaveABite Apr 15, 2010 06:57 AM

    Any decent Asian supermarket will have potato starch.

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      srgoodman RE: StriperGuy Apr 15, 2010 08:40 AM

      You can also find potato starch in the Kosher section of most supermarkets, as well as most stores that sell gluten-free products.

    2. Allstonian RE: CanIHaveABite Apr 15, 2010 07:13 AM

      Lyle's now comes in a plastic bottle, and is readily available at Star/Shaw's and Stop & Shop - most likely at other supermarkets as well. It used to be with Irish goods in the shop-the-world aisle at the Allston Star, but lately I've seen it with the breakfast syrups & jams.

      We usually get ours at Russo's, however, which for some reason has a better price than the supermarkets.

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        sallyt RE: Allstonian Apr 17, 2010 04:48 AM

        I just saw a can of Lyle's at Roche Bros in Wellesley

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          chickendhansak RE: sallyt Apr 22, 2010 07:28 AM

          Tins at British Delights on Powers Road in Westford, too, spotted this week.

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          djd RE: Allstonian Apr 21, 2010 09:13 PM

          Got mine (plastic bottle) at the Somerville Ave. Market Basket for $2.99. Impulse buy.

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          mrcrowley RE: CanIHaveABite Apr 15, 2010 04:00 PM

          If you go to Adams Village, Dorchester, which is centered on Adams St. near the intersection with Gallivan Blvd, you'll find an Irish bakery called Greenhills. If you haven't been here, you must go, preferably on a weekend morning. Across the street from it, there is a small grocery store/convenience store, which definitely sells golden syrup. There you'll also find an interesting assortment of Irish products, including bacon and butter.

          1. tatsu RE: CanIHaveABite Apr 19, 2010 09:11 AM

            I've seen it in the traditional tins at Formaggio Kitchen in Cambridge, possibly it could in the South End one too.

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