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Mar 20, 2006 08:08 PM

Edamame - where to find?

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Is frozen edamame (soybeans) available in the greater Montreal area? Can it be found in the West Island anywhere?


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    Maximilien Lincourt

    Pretty certain that it's available at Myamoto ( on Victoria ) in Westmount.

    and at most Asian supermarket.

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    1. re: Maximilien Lincourt

      Also at Fruits du Parc, inside the mall on Du Parc at Prince Arthur (where Cinema du Parc is also located)

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        Pâté chinois

        You should be able to find it at Loblaws, in the freezer section (or in the natural foods freezer section).


        1. I know this thread has been dry for a while, but I know how frustrating it can be to look for Edamame in big cities (I spent months trying to find it in London). So, in case anybody looks up this thread, I just wanted to add two more sources:

          - There's an Asian supermarket that supplies good, cheap (got 2 packs for $3) frozen edamame, immediately to the right of the Play It Again Sports on Decarie, just below of Sherbrooke.
          - Costco (if you have membership) offers Edamame as a box of about 12 single-serve packs. It's mighty convenient, but at the same time, I didn't find it as flavourful as other frozen Edamame.

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          1. re: Habs

            Well by now it's actually pretty easy to find. It's in every natural food stores.

            1. re: Glaff

              Yes, it's pretty easy now.
              Adonis, Marche Hawaii, Asian groceries, natural food stores, Costco and i bet a few IGAs and Metro have them.

            2. re: Habs

              The Korean grocer on Sherbrooke in NDG, across from Akhavan, has some in its freezers.

              1. re: Habs

                Loblaws has their own President's Choice shelled edamame, in bags in the freezer section with the rest of the veggies. They are pretty good.

                  1. re: SnackHappy

                    I'm not sure why it's practically never on offer in suhi restos here. It was a standard appetizer in all sushi places I went to in the US.

                    If you have a veggie garden, I can confirm by experience that edemame is very easy to grow, and plants are very productive. Just 4 or 5 plants will provide you with a very nice bounty, and the freshly picked beans is infinitely superior to any frozen product that I've tried.

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