Our « absolute saffron » top gourmet box includes only products made in Provence, from saffron grown in the Bouches du Rhone. The box contains:
1 glass bottle of 4 or 20 cl of saffron syrup. The syrup can be used in the composition of a kir, for example, or flavor a infused beverage.
Ingredients: water, saffron of Provence, organic cane sugar.
1 spray of 20 or 25 cl of vinegar cider with saffron, to give a touch of perfumed acidity to your preparations.
Ingredients : organic cider vinegar, saffron of Provence.
1 jar of 110 or 200 g of saffron jelly, to spice grilled meats at the end of cooking, accompany a goat cheese or a milky dessert
1 glass tube containing saffron stigmas grown in Provence, to flavor a broth, fish dishes, rice… (weight: 0,1 - 0,2 - 0,5 or 1g).
Ingredients : saffron stigmas, Provence origin.
The saffron comes from the crocus sativus bulb flower, very easy to cultivate, and perfect for the limestone soils of Provencal terroir. It’s an autumnal flower, parma color with a red pistil containing 3 stigmas. When these point outside the petals, saffron is ready to be picked. It’s then important to pick up the flowers quickly, as the pistil can be damaged in a few hours because the petals don’t protect it any more.
Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world, and the only one to come from a flower. Since ancient times, the Romans and the people of Provence have cultivated saffron. It’s used in many French gastronomy preparations and many fish dishes of the Provencal cuisine.
A package to offer!
This gourmet package is also a great gift idea for a fine cook: the person will undoubtedly appreciate this assortment of authentic local French food.
Our gourmet basket is a unique composition of local products that we carefully selected for you. If you want to offer this box as a Provence deli gift, we offer an optional presentation in 'chic' black bag as showcase, or a 'prestige' red drawer box with white ribbon. These boxes will be inserted in a cardboard more suitable for transport.
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