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Dried chile peppers in Vancouver and Tri-cities

Food on the brain Dec 9, 2011 09:17 PM

I am desperately seeking dried ancho, pasilla, and chile de arbol along the route between Port Moody and downtown Van, or in PoCo or Coquitlam or Burnaby. Help! Need it to make dinner tomorrow night - I thought I would be able to find them in the grocery store.

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    Tinfoilhat Dec 10, 2011 03:29 PM

    Off your route, but Galloway's in New West has a pretty good selection.

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      Food on the brain Dec 13, 2011 06:59 AM

      Thanks all! I found them at El Sureno. Dinner was sooo yummy!!! Ahi Tuna tartare tower with salmon roe and wasabi tobiko; roasted figs with honey, mascarpone, and prosciutto; Pork tenderloin with multi-chile rub, ancho-bourbon sauce, roasted red pepper sauce, brussels with pomegranete and toasted almonds, and sweet potato gratin; finished with chocolate souffles with cardamom cream......

      Mmmmmmm....... :-)

      1. re: Food on the brain
        kinnickinnik Dec 13, 2011 08:42 PM

        That sounds so amazingly good! Congratulations!!

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      ghague Dec 10, 2011 11:40 AM

      Try "Latino Deli" in Port Coquitlam, at the southwest corner of Lougheed Highway and Shaughnessy Street. I know they have dried ancho chilis, though I'm not sure about the others.

      1. Sam Salmon Dec 9, 2011 10:24 PM

        El Sureno 1730 Commercial Drive if you can put up with the grubby dump of a store staffed by sullen morons & worse.

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          Food on the brain Dec 10, 2011 08:19 AM

          Thanks! I will head there this morning!

          1. re: Food on the brain
            grayelf Dec 10, 2011 08:42 AM

            Also South China Seas (two locations) and Fresh Is Best (Kits only) carry them, if they are in stock. What time is dinner? ;-)

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