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Where can I find black sesame seeds?

Sinfulia May 18, 2010 07:54 AM

I've been looking for the past week and haven't seen it - only white sesame seeds. Anyone know where I can find black sesame seeds? Downtown/Danforth area preferred.


  1. c oliver May 18, 2010 08:01 AM

    I live in NoCal but just bought toasted black sesame seeds at an Asian market.

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      tochipotle May 18, 2010 08:18 AM

      I've found them in Little India.

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        foodismyhobby May 18, 2010 08:19 AM

        sanko on queen west has them.

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          ctl98 May 18, 2010 09:26 AM

          T and T has it...on Cherry. At least, the last time I went.

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          1. re: ctl98
            millygirl May 18, 2010 10:17 AM

            Harvest Wagon at Yonge and Summerhill carries them.

            Harvest Wagon
            1103 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4W, CA

          2. lyndak May 18, 2010 10:24 AM

            I found tham at Taro's Fish on Sheppard Ave East

            1. Kagemusha May 18, 2010 12:14 PM

              Kuro goma--black sesame seeds--are usually available at Korean grocers like PAT.

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                LUV_TO_EAT May 18, 2010 12:50 PM

                Any chinese grocery store should have them.

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                  phoenikia May 18, 2010 03:07 PM

                  Spice Trader sells them.

                  Spice Trader
                  805 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

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                    Evol1966 May 19, 2010 09:34 AM

                    You will sure get at India Town (Grocery Store) at Lawrence /Markham , next to Soon Lee store.

                    Soon Lee
                    629 Markham Rd, Toronto, ON M1J, CA

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                    1. re: Evol1966
                      sherry f May 20, 2010 04:11 AM

                      I have seen them at Whole Foods.

                    2. icey May 20, 2010 06:44 AM

                      Is there a bulk barn near you? I have purchased mine at the Bulk Barn in Woodbridge.

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                        Sinfulia May 20, 2010 11:22 AM

                        Thanks everyone!

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                          lovemysweets Jan 2, 2011 01:42 PM

                          Any Asian store, Big Carrot and Bulk Barn (where I buy mine)/

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                            earthmomma Jan 5, 2011 12:04 PM

                            I found mine at a spice store in kensington market.

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                              shemishka Jan 6, 2011 07:48 PM

                              I'm pretty sure I saw them at Galleria, a Korean supermarket with several locations in T.O. Newest location, recently opened, at Yonge & Steeles in what used to be Chapters. Also, a fairly new location at Don Mills & Leslie.

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                                imhere Jan 7, 2011 11:04 AM

                                I didn't read everyones reply, but here is mine, quickly, any chinese supermarket.

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