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Cheesecloth in Jerusalem

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tichyek Nov 11, 2010 01:37 AM

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.
Thanks.

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    MarkC Nov 11, 2010 05:38 AM

    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.

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      rabbiswife Dec 27, 2010 01:35 AM

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

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        MarkC Jan 1, 2011 12:30 AM

        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.

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