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Jan 1, 2013 09:27 AM
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Aji amarillo?

Anyone know where to buy aji amarillo powder (Bolivian or Peruvian yellow chile powder)? The Shop and Bag supermarket on North Broad Street (formerly Supremo), my usual go-to place for odd Latin ingredients, had yellow aji paste and jarred yellow aji peppers from Peru, but no powder. Thanks.

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  1. Here in Florida I buy many items from Sedano's and Presidente

    Have u tried Reading Terminal Market?

    I f there is Peruvian restaurant near u-ask them where they purchase it.

    www.savoryspiceshop.com
    www.penzys.com
    http://www.kalustyans.com/
    these r some of the online sources of herbs/spice shops I use
    they have dried and powdered-

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    1. re: jpr54_1

      'penzys' is the wrong name

      In the Seattle area, I don't think I've ever seen the powder. I have seen the pastes, sauces, and whole dried ones. I don't see powder listed at Amigo Foods either
      http://www.amigofoods.com/aji1.html

      1. re: paulj

        http://www.penzeys.com/
        sorry Penzy's doesn't have those chiles
        but savory does

        1. re: jpr54_1

          I wonder if Savory grinds their own from the whole dried.

          1. re: paulj

            ask them-
            send an email to customer service

        2. re: jpr54_1

          Thanks for the tips. I went to the Savory store in Princeton over the weekend and picked up some whole dried and some ground.

          As a side note, the store manager said they will ship up to a set amount of product for a fixed shipping fee if you contact the store directly. With a large purchase, the shipping cost can be considerably less than what the website charges.

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          1. Supreme Food Market at Orthodox & Castor in NE Philly is an excellent source of all things Andean (as well as pretty much anything else in Latin American cuisine that you can think of).