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Typhoid_Johnny Nov 14, 2013 11:14 AM

Anyone know of a good butcher in Montreal that I can get a lamb or goat's head from?

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    sophie.brunet Nov 14, 2013 11:32 AM

    My mother in law makes a persian dish with a lamb head (kaleh pacheh), I'll ask here where she gets it from.

    Edit : she buys it from Akhavan

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      lagatta Nov 21, 2013 01:23 PM

      That is logical, if she is Iranian or from another Persophone country... If only Akhavan weren't so far...

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        sophie.brunet Nov 21, 2013 01:33 PM

        There is also the one in the West Island, but I'm guessing that would be even further (for her its closer, so distance is relative ;) )

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          lagatta Nov 21, 2013 07:15 PM

          Yes, if you have followed me at all, I live near JTM.

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      lagatta Nov 15, 2013 06:46 AM

      I've also seen them at Al-Khair, on Jean-Talon just east of the market.

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        wattacetti Nov 15, 2013 10:06 AM

        I see them at Adonis quite frequently.

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          karela Nov 18, 2013 01:04 PM

          Any butcher who slices your cut of choice off of a carcass should be able to sell you the head- most places where I have seen this have been halal.

          Our butcher is La Casbah, on Bélanger between 8th ave and St. Michel, and I have seen heads there, but it is not something I would count on them having without checking first..

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            Stax88 Nov 21, 2013 06:43 AM

            Boucherie Notre Dame, by Atwater will be able to get you one. Always good to call ahead for something like this.

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