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ISO ground and/or blanched hazelnuts

East of Yonge Jul 17, 2011 11:51 AM

Hi folks!

Hoping you give me a hand as I look for ground and/or blanched hazelnuts downtown or in east york. Any tips would be appreciated.


  1. Kagemusha Jul 17, 2011 05:33 PM

    Try DIY for blanching and grinding:


    Ground nuts go stale very quickly, so pre-ground is pretty much a recipe for disappointment. No clue about how much you need or their use but shelled hazel nuts from Costco or Bulk Barn would likely do the trick.

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    1. re: Kagemusha
      East of Yonge Jul 19, 2011 05:20 AM

      Thanks for the tip! I didn't know it was so easy.

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      littlelam Jul 19, 2011 06:09 AM

      Domino's, the bulk store in the back corner of St Lawrence Market, sells blanched and (I think) ground hazelnuts as well. It's generally a great source of bulk goods.

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      1. re: littlelam
        East of Yonge Jul 19, 2011 03:54 PM

        Great, will check it out this weekend!

        1. re: East of Yonge
          red dragon Jul 27, 2011 12:45 PM

          East of Yonge, I don't know if you have a Costco membership in East York, but I buy the sliced almonds in a large bag and I grind them myself to make macarons, a bit of a pain, but cheaper. The almonds are creamy beige in color, not the brown ones.

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