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Feb 11, 2014 09:29 AM


Where can I buy natural raw natto in Ontario?

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    1. re: childofthestorm

      Thank you for the quick reply...and of course info

      1. re: scoob63

        Closed Tuesdays (!) last I heard. I took the train to T.O. for a 1-day shopping trip - the one day they were closed!

    2. Not sure what you mean by natural, but you can get it at T&T Supermarkets or Heisei Mart in J-Town. I would safely assume that many other Oriental supermarkets also carry it.

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      1. I salute you for wanting to eat natto. I am Japanese by background and also love inhaling lots of different rotting, fermenting products. But natto...

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        1. re: Dr. John

          I remember seeing Anthony Bourdain try to eat this for breakfast while he was filming a show in Japan..Very funny.

          1. re: Dr. John

            Hahaha! I love natto too, much to the surprise of a Japanese friend. Not sure why I love it so much but eating it with rice and lots of soy sauce and hot mustard helps enhance the flavour-;)

          2. Galleria has it as well if I recall.
            Do you intend to try it with a raw egg yolk? I saw some of Japanese friends do it from the store bought eggs and I thought they are so brave. I indulged as well and somehow didn't mind it.

            1. My brother's ex-wife is from Tokyo, her grandmother would call her the 'Natto Queen' 'cuz she loved eating the stuff. My brother couldn't finish the tiny serving. I scoffed... At the Ranch 99 outside Edmonds and Lynnwood, WA, I purchased 2 tiny servings from the freezer section. Came with a tiny plastic spoon, mustard and soy sauce. Yes, I managed to finish one, the only thing motivating me was to eat more than my big brother. The second serving was for my father-in-law who is really big on homemade kombucha, kefir,...and he tasted it and said 'that's interesting....' I guess with any food product, I'd need to consume it before it starts to rot. Maybe it's not so far off of the 'kraut that I've made and jared.