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Shirataki Noodles

Davwud Nov 13, 2010 09:07 AM

Where can I find them within the city limits??

Thanks hounds.

DT

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    hungryporker Nov 13, 2010 09:16 AM

    Not sure if you consider this within the city limits, but I just bought some at Highland Farms at dufferin and finch.

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      detritus Nov 13, 2010 09:25 AM

      T&T has them, as does P.A.T. Central Market.

      I'm not 100% sure, but I assume you could get them at Sanko or J-Town as well.

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      Sanko
      730 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

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        detritus Nov 13, 2010 01:25 PM

        UPDATE: Was in Sanko today, they do have them.

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        Sanko
        730 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

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          1sweetpea Nov 13, 2010 01:43 PM

          Has anyone tried them? I bought them once a few years ago and thought the texture was really odd. I'd try them again if I heard some positive feedback and possibly cooking techniques that might improve the texture.

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            canadianbeaver Nov 13, 2010 01:58 PM

            I used them before and found they were good if you added them to a frozen meal (like a Lean Cuisine type meal with similar shaped noodles) to bulk up the amount of food without added calories. Most important thing is to not heat them too much and to make sure they are really dry.

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              Davwud Nov 14, 2010 04:12 AM

              I'm not eating them because I like them. I'm on a diet and it's a substitution for regular noodles.

              DT

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          canadianbeaver Nov 13, 2010 01:58 PM

          Whole Foods, but for much more money than at T&T or PAT.

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            piccola Nov 13, 2010 05:09 PM

            I get them at PAT, but Fiesta Farms carries tofu shirataki, too.

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            Fiesta Farms
            200 Christie St, Toronto, ON M6G, CA

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              detritus Nov 14, 2010 05:17 AM

              Note that for diet purposes, the tofu version has significantly more calories/carbs/etc.

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                piccola Nov 15, 2010 05:26 PM

                Totally. Though it's still way less than regular noodles.

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              kurtwalter Nov 13, 2010 06:33 PM

              Lucky Moose supermarket at Dundas, corner with Beverley.

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                lilaki Nov 14, 2010 01:03 PM

                I've seen them at Longos in the tofu/fresh salad dressing section.

                1. Davwud Nov 15, 2010 01:41 PM

                  Thanks hounds.

                  Found them at my local Longos.

                  DT

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