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Where to find mushy peas (food store, not restaurant)

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I'd love to find some mushy peas to bring to a friend's for St. Paddy's Day.
In Ireland they sell them canned all over the place.

Anybody know where to find them?
SF or East Bay (berkeley, emeryville) both are okay...

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  1. The original Berkeley Bowl has a selection of British canned goods.

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    Berkeley Bowl
    2020 Oregon St, Berkeley, CA 94703

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    1. re: Robert Lauriston

      Of course they do!
      Let's hope there's not a big St. Paddy's Day rush for those peas...

      thanks Robert!

    2. Or the British Grocery on 15th @ Potrero, tucked behind Safeway. Their website, britshoppe.com does list mushy peas.

      So people really eat them? My only experience is bringing back a can from our european vacation when I was 13. For years after we threatened my sister with that can whenever she wouldn't eat her fresh vegetables.

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      British Grocery
      726 15th St, San Francisco, CA

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      1. re: waldito

        I had them in Ireland and they were delicious. Better in some places than others. I liked them best when they had mint in them.

        I did some further reseaerch and they look really easy to make
        If you google "minty mushy peas" the first thing comes up is a jamie oliver recipe that looks about right, though I don't know that I'll use an entire bunch of green onions...

        But 15th & potrero is almost on my way home so I will take a look. I see on their site they also hava a Kate & William mug -- perfect host gift.

        1. re: waldito

          They carry them at You Say Tomato in Nob Hill as well.

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          You Say Tomato
          1526 California St, San Francisco, CA

        2. They also carry them at Roxie Market on 9th and Kirkham.

          1. Piedmont Grocery usually has them.

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            Piedmont Grocery Company
            4038 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA

            1. Any of the John Campbell's.

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              John Campbell's Irish Bakery
              300 De Haro St, San Francisco, CA 94103