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Apr 23, 2013 04:23 PM

Where can i find purslane in Montreal?

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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  1. 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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    1. re: wattacetti

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

    2. 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. Gardens and lawns if you're up for foraging.

        1. 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.