"fine foods" grocery store in the KW area
I moved to the kw area recently and am having some trouble finding some of the ingredients required to cook my way through Thomas Keller's ad hoc at home. Stuff like rendered duck fat, espelette pepper, piquillo peppers, mozzarella curds, etc. Where does everyone go for these kinds of products?
Ditch Keller, cut the frustration, and get in touch with what K-W and Wellington County have to offer. Go to the markets, check the Ontario gov. listings for produce, poultry and meat producers, and use Ad Hoc figuratively. Otherwise, you'll be sidetracked by what the area lacks rather than what it has to offer.
There are few places now. Vincenzo's probably carries all the stuff you listed in your post
1. Vincenzos - in the Bauer buildings
2. David's Gourmet - 2 locations
4. The St. Jacobs Farmers Market)
- the vendors inside the 2 buildings usually have some of the more off-best ingredients (suet, foie gras etc
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