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Where to find Molecular Gastronomy Chemicals in YYC

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Ive tried to a couple different places but cant find items like Transglutamines, Sodium Alginate. Any tips?

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    1. Another thread comesup in "related discussions" on the side there. Someone said there was a place in canyon medows.
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/603728

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      1. re: The Gut

        Thats Soffritto. Was Flavours of the World before a change in ownership.

        KSlink, what do you mean?

      2. You can find some items such as agar agar and soy lecithin at co-op or community natural foods. For Transglutamines and alginate I have found that amazon.ca is a good resource (believe it or not) You can also look up JB Prince. They will ship to Canada with a minimum that is fairly easy to hit. My last suggestion is emailing a chef around Calgary and asking them to order some for you. Depending on who it is you might get lucky.

        1. Ive seen a few things at Cookbook Co, but not the full selection. Same as localchef mentioned re community natural foods. For home use, i order from http://dcduby.com/ out of Vancouver. No customs, no garbage to deal with. They cost a bit more than shipping from the states, but their stuff is good.

          For large volume, ordering from the US is best.

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