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Jun 6, 2012 04:35 PM


Anyone know if papalo is available in downtown T.O.?

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  1. Hey,
    Did you ever find this product?
    I am on a hunt as we speak

    1. I have had success growing Papalo this year from seed. The taste is really quite exotic. Now the question is what to do with it.

      How were you planning on using it ?

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      1. re: PoppiYYZ

        Where did you get the seeds? I'd like to try growing it.

        1. re: foodyDudey

          Checked my list and I believe I got them from Richters. Started them in little pots and transferred into a few different places in the garden. Seems to grow everywhere but likes it best when it has it's own space.

          Johnny's Selected in the States also has seed and they ship most of their seeds to Canada. They carry a lot of hard to finds stuff.

        2. re: PoppiYYZ

          Beauty you got there.
          An easy rule of thumb is, substitute papalo for when flavour/recipes call for cilantro. It cuts the grease with that unique fresh fragrance, and works really in combination with citrus. I like to have it sprinkled on top tacos, any pork belly dishes, and heavier meat stock (ie pho).

        3. Papalo is being used in the making of some great carnitas sandwiches.