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Feb 25, 2011 10:27 AM

Peppercorn Pate - Calgary

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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  1. 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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    1. re: Bananna85

      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?

      1. re: jrabbit2727

        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..

        1. re: jrabbit2727

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

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

        1. 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.

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