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Peppercorn Pate - Calgary

jrabbit2727 Feb 25, 2011 10:27 AM

Does anyone know where I can get traditional peppercorn pate in Calgary? This is the liver-based pate that is encrusted with crushed peppercorns.

Neither CO Op or Safeway seem to carry it. L'Epicerie has great pate....but not peppercorn.


1325 1 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 5L1, CA

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    Bananna85 RE: jrabbit2727 Feb 25, 2011 10:52 AM

    I'm pretty sure Janice Beaton used to sell Valbella peppercorn pate, but I don't recall seeing it there lately. Maybe try Sunterra. I believe they carry Valbella as well.

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      jrabbit2727 RE: Bananna85 Feb 25, 2011 03:24 PM

      Yes Sunterra carries Valbella...but this is pepper pate, not peppercorn pate. The Valbella has pepper in it and a gellied crust...the one I'm looking for has full peppercorns as a crust and no gel on top.
      I used to get Antione's Peppercorn Pate in Toronto at Loblaws or fine food stores but can't seem to find it here. Am I out of luck in Calgary?

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        caseygirl RE: jrabbit2727 Feb 25, 2011 05:03 PM

        Blu on MacLeod Trail used to have it ...located in the strip mall by Chapters - Brian the owner is a terrific source of knowledge if he doesn't any longer.
        they will also be located at the New Calgary Farmers Market..

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          caseygirl RE: jrabbit2727 Feb 25, 2011 08:20 PM

          sorry jrabbit2727 - ' have it any longer" is what I meant to say -

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        makan2 RE: jrabbit2727 Feb 25, 2011 05:58 PM

        I've seen at Safeway. I sometimes buy Peppercorn pate. This Safeway is in the Crowfoot location. Maybe call before you go.

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          23skidoo RE: jrabbit2727 Mar 1, 2011 10:32 AM

          I think Fleur de Sel might make it. I'm not sure if they'll sell you pate to go or if you'll have to eat it there.

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            Scary Bill RE: jrabbit2727 Mar 1, 2011 01:41 PM

            SummerSweet makes the best peppercorn pate I've ever had, along with many other varieties. Don't know if or where it is sold in Calgary, but call the company and ask. Please post the store(s) that carry it if there are any here.


            1. howlin RE: jrabbit2727 Mar 1, 2011 08:11 PM

              extra foods used to have really good stuff(i blame my gout on it )

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