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Nov 15, 2011 01:38 PM

Sorrel in LA

Can anyone point me to where I might be able to get Sorrel in LA? It's not the most common of greens, I know.... I need it for a variation on Oysters Rockefeller!


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  1. Almost any mid-sized to large farmers market will have it, though it's more a spring green. Sweredoski Farms is at the Pacific Palisades market on Sunday and they often have it.

    You might also try ethnic markets. In Spanish it's called acedera and in Vietnamese chút chít.

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    1. re: Das Ubergeek

      Thanks! It's used in Indian cooking a lot, too. Do you happen to know any Indian markets in LA?

      1. re: Withnail

        India Sweets and Spices in West LA on Venice Blvd. or in Los Feliz or Canoga Park. A dozen of them at least in Artesia.

    2. I find it very regularly at the Hollywood farmers market. I bought some there about a week ago so with some luck there will still be some next Sunday.

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      1. re: bad nono

        Now you have me craving filet de bar sauce oseille. Sigh... la Normandie me manque.

        1. re: Das Ubergeek

          Love is never having to sigh your sorrel.

          1. re: Das Ubergeek

            I used it to make a camembert and sorrel quiche. You know how they sell some camembert Le Rustique at Trader Joe's when the holidays are coming up? Now is the time.

        2. At the Santa Monica Farmer's Market on Wednesday, Coleman Farms has it regularly.