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Camphor Wood Source?

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I'm looking for a source of camphor wood to make a chinese smoked duck recipe. Any suggestions?

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  1. Some recipes substitute cinnamon sticks, which are related.

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    1. re: Robert Lauriston

      Interesting idea. Cinnamon smoke.

    2. How badly do you want it? ;-)

      1. They're a common street tree in the Bay Area--is that the same camphor? The wood does smell like it.

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        1. re: ernie in berkeley

          Hrm. I'll have to look around while I walk.