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where in montreal can i find goat's butter

chloeaardse Feb 9, 2012 09:43 AM

I just watched a chowtip using goat butter and would like to try using it but I don't ever remember comming across it in the past.Is it sold at specialty cheese shops maybe?

  1. SnackHappy Feb 9, 2012 10:01 AM

    Liberté makes goat butter. Most supermarkets stock it in the natural foods section or sometimes next to the regular butter.

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      Plateaumaman Feb 9, 2012 01:25 PM

      I buy it at Tau, Fruiterie du Plateau or Rachelle-Bery, with the best price being at Tau.

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      1. re: Plateaumaman
        matt_in_montreal Feb 12, 2012 02:59 PM

        Valmont on Mt-Royal also has it, over 9$ for 250 gr... Is it worth it, what does it taste, what are the benefits vs. cow butter?

        1. re: matt_in_montreal
          Plateaumaman Feb 13, 2012 06:00 AM

          It's $7.99 at Tau. I have to avoid cow products so I do enjoy it in the place of margarine for some recipes. It does have a goaty aroma but it has health benefits as goats are raised without hormones and few antibiotics, according to the authors of Goat: Meat, Milk, Cheese, Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarborough.

          1. re: Plateaumaman
            chloeaardse Feb 13, 2012 06:54 AM

            Thanks everyone.I guess I'll check first at my local super market.I'm not really in the plateau neighborhood so I'll post if I find it near me in NDG.

            1. re: Plateaumaman
              pyropaul99 Feb 13, 2012 08:22 AM

              I thought dairy cows in Canada were also raised without hormones etc., unlike in the US.

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