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Jan 14, 2011 06:48 PM

Where to find fresh turmeric root?

Anyone know where I can find fresh turmeric root in the Boston area? I'm in Cambridge, so nearby would be great, but I'm guessing options are limited.

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  1. Here's a thread from a few years back on the same question - you may find some useful leads there (except ignore the recommendations for Penzey's and Christina's, which sell dried spices and herbs, not fresh.)

    1. I've seen it a few times at the Fresh Pond Whole Foods. Bought it there, too.

      1. I've bought it at one of those Cambodian markets in Revere...can't remember the name but it's often discussed on this board so you'll be able to find it by searching. It freezes well, so when you find it, buy a lot.

        1. Sometimes I have found it at Russo's, sometimes at Waltham India Grocery. It comes and goes. If there is a particular season for it, I don't know what it might be. You might call Russo's or your favorite Whole Foods and ask.

          1. angkor thom market on shirley ave in revere