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The intrepid writer, Aimee Stanton, isn't even afraid of spiders. Follow her on Twitter @aimeestanton4

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Five of Edinburgh's best international supermarkets

Five of Edinburgh's best international supermarkets

Put down the passport and leave your map at home - Edinburgh’s foreign supermarkets are exploding in popularity, so get out there and taste the ‘real’ delicacies on our far flying foodie adventure. Polska Chata Cottage Shop126 Salamander St, EH6 7LA, 0131 261 6002 <img id="9a4ed094-420b-9c1c-ce33-b6dcf342c4aa" data-caption="" data-credit="Aimee Stanton" data-width-class="100" type="image/jpeg" total="295366" loaded="295366" image_id="102853710" src="http://media.timeout.com/images/102853710/image.jpg" class="photo lazy inline"> Aimee Stanton       The General George carpet warehouse on Salamander Street may have hit retirement, but the iconic red building still stands and now houses the ‘biggest Polish supermarket in Scotland’. The store has a wide selection of imported meats and the famous ‘baltonowski bloomer’ bread, not forgetting one of life's Polish essentials - vodka.For an Eastern European warmer eat...​ Pierogi (dumplings).   Akdeniz Mediterranean Supermarket84-90 Leith Walk, EH6 5HB, 0131 629 1300 <img id="3ff882ab-f913-5c1c-808e-2a5b38781f37" data-caption="" data-credit="Aimee Stanton" data-width-class="100" type="image/jpeg" total="314343" loaded="314343" image_id="102853728" src="http://media.timeout.com/images/102853728/image.jpg" class="photo lazy inline"> Aimee Stanton   'Akdeniz' translates to 'Mediterranean' in Turkish, so relive your summer holiday and taste the best olives in town. You can also overload in carbs

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