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Where can I find those ingredients in Los Angeles ?

2015-01-19 '
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Pastry Ingredients

Where can I find Icing Fondant (not rolling fondant) in Los Angeles?

Icing Fondant is used in many French pastry items such as Eclairs, or Napoleons (millefeuille).
Note: It's different from rolling fondant, used in layer cakes

Nicole Gourmet Foods 921 MERIDIAN AVENUE, UNIT B
SOUTH PASADENA
www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com

Where can I find chocolate transfer sheets in Los Angeles?

Chocolate transfer sheets are used to print edible decorative drawings on a pastry made of chocolate

Nicole Gourmet Foods 921 MERIDIAN AVENUE, UNIT B
SOUTH PASADENA
www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com
Jane's Cake & Chocolate Supply 645 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.janesbakerandchef.com

Where can I find Glucose in Los Angeles?

Liquid Glucose is used in Pastry and Ice Creams

Jane's Cake & Chocolate Supply 645 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.janesbakerandchef.com
Surfas Several Locations:
Culver City and Costa Mesa
www.surfasonline.com
Michael's Several Locations
www.michaels.com


Where can I find Glucose Powder in Los Angeles?

Powdered Glucose is used in Ice Creams making

Jane's Cake & Chocolate Supply 645 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.janesbakerandchef.com


Where can I find Inverted Sugar in Los Angeles?

Inverted Sugar is used in pastry (to keep pastries fresh longer, longer shelf life, and to control crystallization)

Jane's Cake & Chocolate Supply 645 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.janesbakerandchef.com


Where can I find Pastry Bag Tips in Los Angeles?

Simple, Round Tips for pastry bags can be found everywhere but for specialty tips, you need to go to specialty stores

deCroupets 23 Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA
www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com
Jane's Cake & Chocolate Supply 645 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.janesbakerandchef.com
Surfas Several Locations:
Culver City and Costa Mesa
www.surfasonline.com
Chefs Toys Several Locations:
Fountain Valley, Anaheim, Corona
www.chefstoys.com


Where can I find Baking Decorations for the holidays (Christmas) in Los Angeles?

Baking Decorations for holidays are used for a variety of Cristmas desserts (like Yule Log, "Buche de Noel” )

Jane's Cake & Chocolate Supply 645 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.janesbakerandchef.com


Where can I find sugar grain for Chouquettes in Los Angeles?

Sugar grain can be found at several locations like Surfas or Nicole, but it's usually too small or too large for Chouquettes

Monsieur Marcel (Farmer's Market at The Grove) Farmer's Market, The Grove - 6333 West 3rd Street #144, Los Angeles
www.mrmarcel.com


Where can I find culinary Lavender in Los Angeles?

Lavender gives a nice kick to some pastry, like the Lavender Macarons I learned at Cordon Bleu

Nicole Gourmet Foods 921 MERIDIAN AVENUE, UNIT B
SOUTH PASADENA
www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com
Surfas Several Locations:
Culver City and Costa Mesa
www.surfasonline.com


Where can I find Valrhona Chocolate and Barry Chocolate in Los Angeles?

Those are one of the finest chocolates that make a difference when baking top desserts

Nicole Gourmet Foods 921 MERIDIAN AVENUE, UNIT B
SOUTH PASADENA
www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com
Surfas Several Locations:
Culver City and Costa Mesa
www.surfasonline.com


Where can I find Acetate Sheets in Los Angeles?

Acetate Sheets are used in pastry to coat molds, or to make chocolate decorations

Jane's Cake & Chocolate Supply 645 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.janesbakerandchef.com

Where can I find "mirror" Neutral Glaze in Los Angeles?

Neutral Glaze is used to glaze fruits on fruit tarts

Jane's Cake & Chocolate Supply 645 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.janesbakerandchef.com

Where can I find Pailletes Feuilletine in Los Angeles?

Pailletes Feuilletine are crushed wafers that are used in pastry to add some crunchiness to creams. Used in chocolate based layer cakes like the "royal chocolat"

Jane's Cake & Chocolate Supply 645 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.janesbakerandchef.com
Nicole Gourmet Foods 921 MERIDIAN AVENUE, UNIT B
SOUTH PASADENA
www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com

Where can I find Gelatin Sheets in Los Angeles?

Gelatin Sheets are better to handle than Gelatin powder if you are serious about Gelatin ! It melts better in liquids and produces a better texture

Jane's Cake & Chocolate Supply 645 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.janesbakerandchef.com
Nicole Gourmet Foods 921 MERIDIAN AVENUE, UNIT B
SOUTH PASADENA
www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com

Surfas Several Locations:
Culver City and Costa Mesa
www.surfasonline.com


Where can I find (good) Puff Pastry in Los Angeles?

Puff Pastry can be found in lots of supermarkets but the general brands are usually not the best quality (I will not mention the brand... ”. For a good quality consider those stores :

Nicole Gourmet Foods 921 MERIDIAN AVENUE, UNIT B
SOUTH PASADENA
www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com

Surfas Several Locations:
Culver City and Costa Mesa
www.surfasonline.com

Super King Market Several Locations:
Los Angeles, Altadena, Glendale, etc...
www.superkingmarkets.com
They are actually pretty cheap at Super King


Meats


Where can I find real chorizo (as found in Spain) in Los Angeles?

Real chorizo from spain for a variety of spanish dishes like Paella

Surfas Several Locations:
Culver City and Costa Mesa
www.surfasonline.com
El Mambi 328 E Chevy Chase Dr
Glendale, CA 91205
La Española 25020 Doble Ave
Harbor City, CA 90710
www.laespanolameats.com

Where can I find "Saucisse de Morteau" in Los Angeles?

A big sausage that is juicy and so good ! Used in French cuisine

Surfas Several Locations:
Culver City and Costa Mesa
www.surfasonline.com


Where can I buy Frog Legs in Los Angeles?

Frog legs are used in Asian and French cuisine

Harmony Farms 2824 Foothill Blvd
La Crescenta, CA 91214
www.harmonyfarmsonline.com/


Where can I buy Rabbit meat in Los Angeles?

Rabbit meat is still being cooked in Europe

Harmony Farms 2824 Foothill Blvd
La Crescenta, CA 91214
www.harmonyfarmsonline.com/


Where can I buy Rabbit meat in Orange County?

El Toro Gourmet Meats Seafood 23522 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630
www.eltoromeats.com


Where can I buy Veal meat in Los Angeles?

Veal is a delicate food, yet not as commonly found in California as it is in Europe or other countries

Pavillion's Several locations, but I found mine at:
1110 West Alameda Avenue
Burbank
www.pavilions.com

Gelson's Several locations, but I found mine at:
635 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge
www.gelsons.com
Whole Foods Market Multiple locations


Fish and Seafood

Where can I find Crawfish in Los Angeles?

A great seafood used in stews, and in the renowed French "Sauce Nantua"

Santa Monica Seafood 1000 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 393-5244
www.santamonicaseafood.com


Where can I find Crawfish in Orange County ?

A great seafood used in stews, and in the renowed French "Sauce Nantua"

Ralph's in Foothill Ranch 26751 Portola Pkwy
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
Phone949) 457-9349
Santa Monica Seafood in Costa Mesa 154 E. 17th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: (949) 574-0274
www.santamonicaseafood.com


Vegetables and Fruits

Where can I find Passion Fruit in Los Angeles?

An exotic fruit used in some dessert

For the (frozen) PUREE :

Surfas Several Locations:
Culver City and Costa Mesa
www.surfasonline.com

For the (real) FRUIT :

Vons (Eagle Rock) Eagle Rock: 7311 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles
www.vons.com


Where can I find Sorrel leaves in Los Angeles?

Sorrel leaves are used for specific dishes like "Saumon à l'Oseille" (Sorrel Salmon)

Whole Foods Market Multiple locations


Where can I find Curry Leaves in Orange County ?

Curry leaves do not make curry but are rather used in ... Indian Curries

Nina's Indian Grocery Store 23542 El Toro Rd
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 768-6462


Where can I find Frisée Salad in Los Angeles?

Frisée salad is used in a lot of french salad recipes

Whole Foods Market Multiple locations

Flours, Sugars

Where can I find Pink Corn Flour (blue corn flour) in Los Angeles?

Used in some Latin American cuisine (Peru), or simply for fashionable tortillas

El Mambi 328 E Chevy Chase Dr
Glendale, CA 91205

Spices and Condiments

Where can I find Harissa in Los Angeles?

Harissa is used for specialty recipes from Morrocco

Nicole Gourmet Foods 921 MERIDIAN AVENUE, UNIT B
SOUTH PASADENA
www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com


Where can I find "Piment d'Espelette" in Los Angeles?

A spice found in French Basque region

Surfas Several Locations:
Culver City and Costa Mesa
www.surfasonline.com
Sur La Table Several Locations
www.surlatable.com/


European Pastries

Where can I find Frozen Ready to bake Croissants in Los Angeles?

French Quality croissants are not that easy to find in Los Angeles. Some stores freeze them so you just need to bake them at home for a perfect French breakfast

Nicole Gourmet Foods 921 MERIDIAN AVENUE, UNIT B
SOUTH PASADENA
www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com





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