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Malaysian ingredients (e.g. laksa leaves)


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Malaysian ingredients (e.g. laksa leaves)

vorpal | Mar 19, 2007 08:40 PM

Anyone know of any good places in the Toronto region where one can find a good variety of Malaysian ingredients? I really want to expand my repertoire of southeast Asian cookery now that MataHari Grill has made me an addict (and as a student, I can't afford to eat there very often). The two Chinatowns carry most of what I need, and traveling to the Pacific Mall area, I was able to find a little more, but I'm still missing a lot of things like laksa leaves, candlenuts, kaffir limes, ginger buds, asam gelgur, pandanus extract, etc.

I know that some of these things have substitutions, but I'd rather go for as authentically Malaysian as I can manage.

If anyone has any idea where to find any of these, or of a general place to get good Malaysian ingredients, I will thank you forever. I asked at MataHari and they had no idea.

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