Shichimi Togarashi in cobble hill area?
I'm looking for Shichimi Togarashi in the cobble hill area and have had no luck so far. Planning to do a pickled ramp recipe that calls for it. I've tried Sahadi's, the veg place near sahadi's (which has a lot of asian spices and sauces but not this one sadly), Pacific Market, and Two for the Pot (they have chinese 5 spice blend but not japanese 7 spice blend). Any suggestions close by (would rather not trek into manhattan)?
187 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Two for the Pot
200 Clinton St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Here is an online recipe. http://www.recipesource.com/ethnic/as...
Like others have said, some of the korean grocery stores might carry it, or possibly an asian-owned fish market (Ive had some luck getting Japanese ingredients at these in park slope) or a health food store.
But frankly, you can probably throw together a similar thing.
The sansho spice itself is prickly ash that is sort of related to szechuan pepper - so I might throw in a few of those peppercorns, ground to sub.
Shichimi togarashi has both a chile and vegetal flavor.
I looked there, they did not have it -- they had something called Ichimi Togarashi which appears to just be chili powder (according to the label anyway...and it looks like its not a mixture). I asked someone who worked there and they were pretty sure that wasn't the same as Shichimi togarashi.
I decided to make a compound butter w/ my excess ramps instead (can't bear the thought of them going off and I've already done a couple of dishes with them) but will either make my own or order online for next batch of ramps.