Discover the purple artichoke of Provence in this creamy cream.
This artichoke delight with thyme is handcrafted. 100% natural product.
The purple of Provence is the other name of the artichoke in our region. A cone of a hundred grams, which hides a heart of an exquisite fondant. Generally picked in his most tender age, in every sense of the word, he then takes the name of pepper. In addition, the violet de Provence has two seasons: from March to May, then from July to September. It is a small variety with slightly violet leaves. This artichoke is an early variety that acclimates perfectly to the mild weather of the south.
The artichoke is appreciated for both its leaves and its refined taste. Moreover, high source of fiber, minerals and many vitamins, it has a strong antioxidant power that provides many health benefits.
The earliest traces date back to the Renaissance in Italy in the mid-sixteenth century. In France, it is thanks to Catherine of Medicis and Louis XIV that we owe its introduction and its culture, since both of them loved it.
This artichoke thyme delight will accompany all your appetisers on small grilled toasts. The sweetness and creaminess of the artichoke blend perfectly with the taste of thyme, so typically Provençal. Delicious on donuts of zucchini flowers or eggplants, on a risotto, used elegantly with a fish or poultry. Try it on toasts with raw ham, tomatoes confit a little parmesan and rocket. Not to mention its association with foie gras, a slice of truffle or pan-fried scallops … it’s exceptional!
After opening, keep for 3 months in the fridge. (add a drizzle of oil to cover the product).