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Rendered Duck Fat in Toronto or GTA?

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about Aug 27, 2011 06:21 PM

Does anyone know where to get rendered duck fat in Toronto or surrounding area? I'm particularly looking for the Brome Lake brand (http://www.bromelakeducks.com/Product...) or La Maison du Gibier. I know I can render my own, but would like the ready made option too, and have been finding duck fat hard to come by in Ontario (it was in every corner grocery store in Montreal). Thanks!

  1. a
    about Aug 29, 2011 07:56 AM

    Brilliant. Thanks for all the great suggestions. I am back in TO after years away. It will be fun to explore all these places.

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      NoraRebecca Aug 28, 2011 06:13 PM

      It wouldn't be my retailer of choice (and I'm sure it's overpriced) but Williams Sonoma sells jars of duck fat.

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        midhurst1 Aug 28, 2011 05:57 PM

        Yummy Market on Dufferin has some as well. Not sure about the brand though

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          dubchild Aug 28, 2011 03:04 PM

          Fiesta Farms has it.

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

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            schmecks Aug 28, 2011 01:24 PM

            Provenance has it (and lots of other great stuff). Palmerston just north of Dundas.

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            Provenance Regional Cuisine
            800 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

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              thebutcher Aug 28, 2011 11:30 AM

              Whitehouse Meats in SLM also sells it...

              1. flying101 Aug 27, 2011 07:07 PM

                I think Pusateri's caries Brome Lake jars, and summer hill caries a different brand.

                However you can get in-house made tubs from the Healthy Butcher and Cumbrae's... And I don't think its that hard to come by, I have seen tubs for sale in a lot of butchers counters/freezers (Brandt is another one that comes to mind, they also sold Goose Fat)

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                The Healthy Butcher
                565 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V, CA

                Cumbrae's
                481 Church St, Toronto, ON M4Y, CA

                Pusateri's
                1539 Avenue Rd, Toronto, ON M5M, CA

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                1. re: flying101
                  elvisahmed Aug 27, 2011 09:18 PM

                  I saw small plastic containers of Duck fat at the Downtown Longos at Maple Leaf Square.

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                    MarkhamDee Aug 29, 2011 11:56 AM

                    This may be widely available at Longo's - I've also seen this at the Box Grove Markham location. It is indeed the Brome Lake brand.

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