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Jul 23, 2010 12:38 PM

Thai Motor and Pestle in toronto

I'm looking for a motor that is big enough or should i say deep enough to make papaya salad. Most of the ones i have found are not deep enough for the papaya shreds. Anyone have any suggestions?

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  1. Ideally you want to find a wood mortar and stone pestle, or vice versa. Vientiane Trading used to have them when they were on Spadina 20 yrs ago. Now they are in a warehouse in Etobicoke.

    Maybe try them:
    Vientiane Trading Co.Ltd.
    51B Jutland Rd, Toronto, On M8Z 2G6
    Tel, 416 743 2911
    Fax 416 743 8004

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    1. re: koknia

      They're really cheap. Mine was $8 a few years back. Huge, too - holds about 8 cups. Tap Phong and the Latin grocers in Kensington have them as well tho more $.

      Tap Phong
      360 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T, CA