Wild about Saffron in Provence
Contributor blog post by Aixcentric:
The number of local farmers producing saffron in Provence is increasing – it used to be widely grown in the south of France but phylloxera wiped it out early in the last century – so it is good to see that it is being produced once more. Harvesting is an incredibly fiddly job for the safranieres, and it has to be done on the morning the crocuses flower.
…Continue reading here for Lynne’s post on saffron and two producers that near to Aix-en-Provence in Trets and Gardanne.
Discovering Saffron in Provence
Cooking with Saffron – Recipes from Provence
Mussels Saffron and Leek Soup by Cook’n with Class
Saffron Chicken with Potato and Courgette Bake by Mirabeau Wine
Fennel and Langoustine Ragoût with Saffron by David at Cocoa & Lavender
Cauliflower Saffron Soup by David at Cocoa & Lavender