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Mar 27, 2011 10:28 AM

Creme Fraiche

A number of recipes these days call for the addition of creme fraiche. However, I've never seen it in my local supermarket unless I'm looking for it in the wrong place. So where would I find it? And how much should I expect to pay?

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    1. You can fine it at places like Whole Foods and Pusateri's. I think I've seen it at Loblaws and Sobeys before but not consistently.


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      1. re: wontonfm

        Also - Alex's Cheese locations stock it - making it is cheaper but sometimes you just have to buy it. In a pinch I have substituted Western Creamery Sour Cream Extra Rich 30%

      2. I've been buying the Liberte brand Creme Fraiche at Metro, about $4 a tub.

        1. My Sobey's at Yonge/St. Clair has it for about $5.

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          1. re: miketoronto

            Highland Farms (Dufferin s. of Steeles) has two varieties of creme fraiche.

          2. Loblaws at Queens Quay has 2 or 3 different types (PC brand, Liberté, and then something oraganic/locally) intermittently.