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Where to buy Pistachio paste?

jessjess Oct 7, 2012 09:17 PM

I've checked market basket, shaw's, trader joe's, and whole foods, but have not been able to find it. Does anyone know of somewhere I can buy it? Any help greatly appreciated!

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    phatchris RE: jessjess Oct 8, 2012 05:21 AM

    I'd try either Salumeria or DePasquales in the North End.

    1. StriperGuy RE: jessjess Oct 8, 2012 07:15 AM

      Fastachi in Watertown makes superb fresh roasted pistachio butter if that is the same thing. No other store bought version is even close.

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        Jeanne1116 RE: jessjess Oct 18, 2012 06:18 PM

        Ask at your local bakery; they might sell you some. We use it at work so if you strike out, send me a message and I can see if we can sell you some.....

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          Jenny Ondioline RE: jessjess Oct 18, 2012 08:22 PM

          Check the canned goods at Russo's. I know they sell canned almond and prune paste, they probably sell pistachio as well. If I recall correctly, look down the middle of the three main aisles to the left.

          Another likely possibility in the NE is Polcari's Coffee.

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            gracenote RE: jessjess Nov 24, 2012 10:39 AM

            +1 on Fastachi. They make everything fresh on site. I was at a holiday Farmer's Market looking for their hazelnut paste. They didn't have it because the batch they had made the day before was bitter tasting. They didn't want to make more until they found out if the problem was the hazelnuts or something else.

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              threedogs RE: gracenote Nov 24, 2012 12:34 PM

              Agreed about Fastachi. After reading this back in Oct., I tried some. Honestly, just having it by the spoonful was terrific... great stuff!

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              vengefultacos RE: jessjess Nov 24, 2012 04:04 PM

              My wife found one can a few weeks back at Pemberton Farms (Mass. Ave in North Cambridge). I think it was their last can, though...

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