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Nov 11, 2010 01:37 AM

Cheesecloth in Jerusalem

Where can I find cheesecloth in Jerusalem? Regular everyday supermarkets don't seem to carry. I assume I can find it somewhere in Machne Yehuda, but that place is such a maze- it would help to know where to look.

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  1. Cheesecloth is called muslin in Hebrew. It's little known in Israel, and you're right, it isn't found in supermarkets. You can find it in gourmet kitchen stores like the 4chef chain, but unfortunately they don't have a branch in Jerusalem. A similar store in Jerusalem would be your best bet. Sorry I couldn't be more help.

    1. Try asking for Muslin at the fabric stores on Jaffa road, just below Binyan Klal. that's your best bet.

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      1. re: rabbiswife

        Do not use cheesecloth/muslin from a fabric store. It will be dyed or treated with chemicals that make it unfit for culinary use. Culinary cheesecloth is a specialty item. Cheesecloth is available at gourmet stores throughout Tel Aviv, and I have to feel that it can be found in Jerusalem as well.