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I am looking for woodear mushrooms (dried) and sczechuan peppercorns. I know Super 88 and H mart has them but would like a source closer to Wellesley. Might I find them in Whole Foods or Roche Bros???

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  1. I doubt either Roche or Whole Foods would have them but there is a small Asian market that would in Newtonville just past Newton North HS on the left.

    1. You sure hmart has the peppercorns? I have looked for them with no luck.

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      1. re: hargau

        hargau, if they're not in Hmart, I've definitely got them down the street at China Merchandise. Also in Chelmsford in the store in the little strip mall where Sichuan Palace is.

        Sichuan Palace
        7 Summer Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824

        1. re: justbeingpolite

          ok i will check out that place. On a side note Sichuan Palace is horrible now that they changed owners, what a shame..

          Sichuan Palace
          7 Summer Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824

          1. re: hargau

            Sorry to hear that. I hadn't been in awhile, guess I'll skip it.

      2. the wine store in Washington st, Newton , next to Whole Food may have it, expensive though, comparing to Asian store.

        & to Hargau, Yes, Hmart has peppercorns, in the Vietnamese, Indian section, & it's from VN, better quality then the ones from China, in a small plastic jar, available both black or white.

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        1. re: queeny

          No not looking for black or white pepper corns. Sichuan pepper corns. Like these http://www.amazon.com/Sichuan-Pepperc...

        2. There is an Asian market(Korean) on 126 in downtown Framingham .

          1. I think Penzey's carries the peppercorns, if you ever get near Arlington Heights..

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            1. re: grant.cook

              They definitely do. But if the OP does make it to any of the Asian markets that carry Sichuan peppercorns, the price will be much better.