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Apr 17, 2010 02:29 PM

Spicy pickles Toronto?

Anyone knows where I can buy spicy cucumber pickles in Toronto?

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  1. Toorshi Foods makes excellent spicy cucumber pickles. They are made with a vinegar/salt brine. He uses thai chilis, garlic, and other spices. He's at several Toronto farmers markets.

    Also, Tymeks has a line of spicy pickles. I think these would be considered the Jewish/Polish variety as they are pickled in a salt/spice brine without vinegar. Fiesta Farms has them, as does the little Ukrainian place in the basement of SLM.

    Fiesta Farms
    200 Christie St, Toronto, ON M6G, CA

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    1. re: acd123

      Toorshi's pickles are very good! Makes my mouth water just thinking about them!

      Also, the big Asian grocery stores like TNT have many varieties of spicy cucumber pickles, everything from Korean kimchee style cucumbers to Taiwanese soy and chili pickles.

      1. re: food4thot

        I'm currently addicted to Toorshi's spicy pickled beets. They are amazing in burgers!

        1. re: Yq214

          If you think the beets are good, try the pickled radish.

      2. re: acd123

        Cool! I will check it out, thanks!
        Love turshi.

      3. Go to the source for Tymek's:
        Check out Dimp's bakery just down the street on Advance while you're there.

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        1. re: Kagemusha

          Second the Tymek's call - these are the closest thing I've found to what my grandma used to make. That link was a dud for me, tho. I've been buying Tymek's at Highland Farms (Dufferin/Supertest).

          Highland Farms
          850 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto, ON M1P, CA

        2. Thanks to everyone, I will give these a try.

          1. I have always liked Strubs Spicy pickle mix myself!

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