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Where can I buy flaky salt?

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épikurien Feb 12, 2014 07:32 AM

Often in cooking shows, they use that kind of salt. I haven't seen it in the regular supermarkets.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/--JmxUjg9ALw...

Where plzthx?

  1. hala Feb 12, 2014 09:50 AM

    Maldon salt is available at IGA and other regular grocery stores often for cheaper than the stores mentioned above. If you do go to Olives et Epice or one of the other fine stores in town ask them the exact question you ask here and they will show you a world of salts.

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      SnackHappy Feb 12, 2014 10:17 AM

      Maldon salt is everywhere, now. I've seen it in Loblaws IGA, Adonis and every gourmet shop in town. It's quite trendy.

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        eat2much Feb 12, 2014 12:35 PM

        It is even sold in cute little metal containers so that you can bring your own premium salt to restaurants, etc.

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      Fintastic Feb 12, 2014 08:49 AM

      This is often available at spice stores like the ones on Monkland and at JT and Atwater markets. I sometimes see a brand called Maldon sold in a small box.

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        Maximilien Feb 12, 2014 08:47 AM

        Look for Maldon salt; it is British.

        It should be available at most "Épicerie Fines" in town; if not than surely at "Olives & Épices" at Marché Jean-Talon.

        Max.

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          Fintastic Feb 12, 2014 09:16 AM

          GMTA

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