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Herne Feb 26, 2011 09:35 AM

Where can I buy Jicama in central Toronto

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    Sweet Pea Feb 26, 2011 04:50 PM

    They had it at the Don Mills Superstore last week.

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      Herne Feb 27, 2011 05:57 AM

      OK Thanks. Looks like it will be easy enough to find--now all I have to do is recognize it.

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        pescatarian Feb 27, 2011 07:21 AM

        Just bought it at No Frills at Carlaw. It looks like a nubby turnip, beige in colour.

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          Herne Feb 27, 2011 08:20 AM

          Carlaw and Gerard?

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            pescatarian Feb 27, 2011 02:46 PM

            Yup. If I remember correctly it was near the beets (I may be a bit off, but that's what I think).

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              Herne Feb 27, 2011 04:04 PM

              Thanks pescatarian. Looked around for it at Carlaw and Gerard and found nothing. So I asked the 3 guys working in the Fruit and Veggie area at the time and they all said they had never heard of Jicama. So I went to T&T on Cherry street and found it there. Made Singapor Slaw with it. Susar has nothing to fear.

              Thanks for all the help.

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                pescatarian Feb 27, 2011 04:07 PM

                No problem. Too bad that the 3 guys working aren't familiar with the products sold in the store, but I just bought it there yesterday morning (and have purchased it there before). Glad you were able to find it at T&T and enjoyed a good slaw!

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                  EarlyDrive Feb 27, 2011 05:11 PM

                  Also, it's at Fiesta Farms.

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

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      piccola Feb 26, 2011 03:14 PM

      The Forest Hill Loblaws has it.

      1. dachopstix Feb 26, 2011 12:08 PM

        T&T & Whole Foods definitely have them.

        1. Kagemusha Feb 26, 2011 10:22 AM

          It's become pretty common around the GTA. I'd guess some of the better Danforth green grocers would have it.

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