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Source for Smoked Paprika?

Middydd Aug 20, 2003 01:10 PM

Does anybody know where to buy smoked paprika in the Toronto area?

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    Heather RE: Middydd Aug 20, 2003 01:39 PM

    Smoked paprika, as in pimentón? It's available at Pasquale Brothers, on the side south of King Street East at Frederick Street (which is a block west of Sherbourne).

    Pasquale is also a good place to shop for things like tinned San Marzano tomatoes, olive oils and Calasparra rice, all at good prices.

    They keep inconvenient hours: 8 - 5 on Tuesdays to Fridays, and 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays (closed on Sundays and Mondays).

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      Middydd RE: Heather Aug 20, 2003 04:10 PM

      Thanks for the lead. Is Pimenton a ground powder like regular paprika?

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        Heather RE: Middydd Aug 20, 2003 04:18 PM

        Yup, Middydd, it's a ground powder, and it comes in a small tin, just like regular paprika.

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          Jonathan Burkinshaw RE: Heather Sep 3, 2003 04:33 PM

          You can also get the Dean and Deluca brand of smoked paprika from Senses. And, in Yorkville, you can buy it in "bulk" from Dinah's Cupboard.

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            Heather RE: Jonathan Burkinshaw Sep 3, 2003 05:35 PM

            Actually, that Senses you're thinking of closed in January. The new location at Wellington & Blue Jays Way has the restaurant and the bakery/take-out, but the retail section has been downsized, and no longer carries the Dean & Deluca spices, or much of anything other than some oils and vinegars.

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      butterfly RE: Middydd Sep 3, 2003 06:15 PM

      You might also consider mail order from tienda.com...

      Link: http://www.tienda.com/food/pimenton.html

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