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need: almond powder, banana leaves, black cocoa powder

ak165 Nov 1, 2012 06:12 PM

Almond powder online is always sold out, black cocoa powder is so expensive with the shipping (over 15/lb or sold out) and I really need banana leaves for a vietnamese dish i'm making.
Any idea where to get there? I live in midtown so theres some spanish places on 10th but mostly delis, does whole foods sell it? western beef?

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  1. JungMann RE: ak165 Nov 2, 2012 07:38 AM

    You can get frozen banana leaves at Western Beef. Almond flour you can get at Whole Foods or Fairway.

    1. suddenly susan RE: ak165 Nov 5, 2012 03:44 PM

      PS Coffee Tea N Spices in Park Slope, Brooklyn sells black cocoa powder and their prices are very reasonable. http://www.pscoffeeteanspices.com/

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      1. re: suddenly susan
        Pookipichu RE: suddenly susan Nov 6, 2012 12:21 PM

        +1 PS Coffee Tea is awesome

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        saregama RE: ak165 Nov 5, 2012 07:11 PM

        Almond powder - any Trader Joe's (near the almonds), Indian stores (without skin), Fairway, health store or Whole Foods (Bob''s brand)
        Banana leaves - Western beef, Indian stores

        You can also use parchment paper or foil instead of the banana leaves.

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