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Aji amarillo?

pschneider Jan 1, 2013 09:27 AM

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.

  1. jpr54_1 Jan 1, 2013 09:35 AM

    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.

    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
      paulj Jan 1, 2013 09:48 AM

      '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

      1. re: paulj
        jpr54_1 Jan 1, 2013 09:58 AM

        sorry Penzy's doesn't have those chiles
        but savory does

        1. re: jpr54_1
          paulj Jan 1, 2013 10:10 AM

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

          1. re: paulj
            jpr54_1 Jan 1, 2013 01:34 PM

            ask them-
            send an email to customer service

        2. re: paulj
          jpr54_1 Jan 1, 2013 10:00 AM


        3. re: jpr54_1
          pschneider Jan 22, 2013 11:49 AM

          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.

        4. t
          travelmad478 Jan 26, 2013 07:47 AM

          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).

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