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Exotic spice blends - where do you get yours?

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Exotic spice blends - where do you get yours?

I know I know I can make them at home, but I dont want to go run around looking for all the various pieces that will go into the puzzle.
So, whats a good place to buy pre-made blends online or in store?
Things like baharat, dukkah, berbere etc.
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https://silkroadspices.ca/

https://thespicetrader.ca/

There are others....

If you're ever in NYC definitely go to Kalustyans. They ship within the USA, not sure if you can use CrossBorderPickups to get stuff into Canada.
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There’s a place west of Pape on Danforth. North side. Don’t remember the name but can’t miss it between Pape and gough ave.
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S14_Raven wrote:
Jan 16th, 2019 8:20 pm
You can try Arz.. they have blends and other spices for sale
Whats that? The brand sold at RCSS?
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house of spice in kensington market has a huge selection
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Anything in Mississauga area?
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FYI, RCSS (at least in the west) has Arz zaatar at 50% off. $4.54 instead of the regular $8.99. I bought Lebanese and Jerusalem blends Friday.
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thriftshopper wrote:
Jan 19th, 2019 6:51 pm
FYI, RCSS (at least in the west) has Arz zaatar at 50% off. $4.54 instead of the regular $8.99. I bought Lebanese and Jerusalem blends Friday.
Which province? Must be local to you because it's still regular price here in SK.
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B.C. all the way in the SW corner. I guess its YMMV on this one.
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thriftshopper wrote:
Jan 20th, 2019 12:31 pm
B.C. all the way in the SW corner. I guess its YMMV on this one.
Arz was marked down here in SW Ontario Zehrs too. Tempted by the shawarma spice and now it's gone - I regret that.
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thriftshopper wrote:
Jan 19th, 2019 6:51 pm
FYI, RCSS (at least in the west) has Arz zaatar at 50% off. $4.54 instead of the regular $8.99. I bought Lebanese and Jerusalem blends Friday.
Thats not exotic. Thats very very easy to find.
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cRaZyRaVr wrote:
Jan 21st, 2019 12:37 pm
Thats not exotic. Thats very very easy to find.
Pretty exotic in my very anglo neck of the woods!
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