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Am in Thailand now

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And wondering if there is anywhere in Van I can buy Thai chili powder

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  1. South China Seas (Granvile Island Market & Victoria Drive) carries Thai chilies; not sure about the powder though.

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    1. re: mendicity

      These guys are worth calling:

      Asia Market
      265 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1P2 ‎
      (604) 688-6824 ‎ · asiamarketbc.com

      1. re: mendicity

        I know I can bring some back I was thinking about after that ran out

        1. re: KarenDW

          I was thinking that too, if there are a couple brands that you think look good. Then you'd have them for easier sourcing at home. I was at Asia Market on Friday and didn't see the powder but I wasn't specifically looking. You could also call Benjarong Thai as they co-own Asia Market and both Pook and Nook are very helpful.

        2. Ive never seen it anywhere but Seattle. Place called World Traders...? Mostly home stuff but I love my green Thai Chili powder I got there!

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          1. re: daislander

            Now I really want some! Maybe I'll check when I'm in Portland this month. There's a new World Foods opening in the Pearl. Any quick tips on usage?

            1. re: grayelf

              Its really hot and I make soup with red curry paste all the time and find it needs a extra kick, dash of powder.
              or in Pad Thai or thai type stirfrys.