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Dried Kaffir leaves

chowsue | | Apr 5, 2010 11:56 AM

When I was in Vancouver, my Thai colleague showed me a humongous bag of dried kaffir leaves he bought for mere dollars in Chinatown. I asked him where he got it, but he did not remember. I walked all over searching one day and could not find it but did not want to harass him. He had told me they were easy to find in NY Chinatown. I have never seen this before in all of NY. Can anyone help me locate a store in Queens or Manhattan that sells big bags of dried kaffir leaves cheaply?

I cook a whole lot of Thai food, and the little baggies of fresh leaves for a few dollars at my local Thai shop sure adds up! I used to have kaffir trees at various times throughout the years, but hubbie killed them when I went on business trips. Sigh. LOL.


Also, my friend has a tree in his backyard....does anyone know if I can cut a branch and grow from there? How? Or would I need the root or seeds for this particular plant?

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