Where to buy FRESH imitation crab meat ?
The type of imitation crab meat sticks they sell in Chinese supermarkets are frozen. By the time you defrost them, they just don't taste good. So I'm looking for fresh ones, like the ones in the pic. Anyone knows where you can get them?
I'm also looking for fresh sushi and sashimi ingredients at reasonable prices in the Scarborough, North York area.
Plain old pollock slurry surimi is available in Loblaws, NoFrills, etc. Try Taro's for the real thing.
The surimi process is cooked, not fresh. It is the polymerization of myosin protein, heated and extruded. There is non frozen surimi at Diana's or Costco, but no guarantee that it has never been frozen.
In Scarboro, Diana's would be a source for sashimi, as well as Taro.
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