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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.


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    wattacetti RE: glotona 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 RE: wattacetti Apr 23, 2013 04:39 PM

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

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      Maximilien RE: glotona 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.




      1. hala RE: glotona Apr 23, 2013 06:28 PM

        Gardens and lawns if you're up for foraging.

        1. 514eats RE: glotona 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.

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