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Where can i find purslane in Montreal?

glotona Apr 23, 2013 04:23 PM

My mom says they used to use it in fattoush in her native Egypt. Does anyone know where i can find some? Looks interesting, sour, salty taste.


  1. 514eats Apr 24, 2013 01:20 PM

    The real fattouch doesn't have any lettuce at all. It's all purslane. They sometimes carry it at the Adonis on Sauvé, but it depends on the season.

    1. hala Apr 23, 2013 06:28 PM

      Gardens and lawns if you're up for foraging.

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        Maximilien Apr 23, 2013 05:01 PM

        I think it's a bit out of season.

        Last year I got some from the herb guy at Jean-Talon Market in july.

        I used it in a pasta dish.




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          wattacetti Apr 23, 2013 04:26 PM

          Mme Pinsonneault had it at Atwater but we're several months away before she reopens her stall. Chez Louis perhaps in the interim.

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            glotona Apr 23, 2013 04:39 PM

            Excellent, I thank you and my mom thanks you :)

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