Harvesting the Saffron of Provence in Cotignac
Jean Leclerq and his partner Sabine are a dedicated couple who own a special place hidden in the hills behind our little village of Cotignac. They have started our first “Safranière,” a small Saffron farm growing the most valuable spice on earth. We were lucky enough to join them one misty autumn morning to help them harvest and learn more about this amazing flower with the red golden stigmas that are so precious to so many cultures.
Continue reading here for details on this precious spice that will soon be available for sale in the Mirabeau Wine boutique. Jeanny promises to share some recipes with saffron in the future, but here are posts on this precious and versatile spice.