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Do you tend to buy your ethnic ingredients from the same country origin?

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Do you tend to buy your ethnic ingredients from the same country origin?

Chemicalkinetics | Nov 25, 2013 10:39 AM

By ethnic, I mean non-American.

I drove to my local Indian store to buy my Indian spices. When I bought my fish sauce, I prefer it is from Vietnam. Yesterday, I was buying soba noodle, and I was flipping over each of the bags to see if it is made in Japan. This is far from a hard rule, and I am especially relax when I know the background of the product. For example, I was buying my soy sauce from Yuet Hueng Yuen despite that it was made in Canada at the time. Still, there is definitely a bias -- as small as it may be.

What about you? Any preference?

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