BEST QUALITY BASIL - ORIGIN FRANCE - PROVENCE
BUY ONLINE - BASIL FROM PROVENCE
Find all our plants for sale in the online shop, plants from the Provençal region, such as this BASIL from Provence, grown and processed at the foot of the Sainte-Victoire mountain near Aix-en-Provence. Our plants come from our growers’ best plots fields, then ancestral sorting methods are used to bring you the best of their aromas.
The Les Aromates de Provence producers and pickers are all located in the Provence Alpes and Côtes d’Azur and Drôme Provençale regions. They grow aromatic plants with unique flavours under the Provence sun. These plants are rich in essential oil, giving them authentic taste and aromas.
Originally from India, basil has been grown in the Mediterranean region since the Middle Ages. The Romans considered it an aphrodisiac. It is an aromatic, herbaceous plant. Very widespread in all temperate regions. Reaches about thirty centimetres in height. Green, oval leaves. Enjoyed in the southern cuisine
SPECIES: Basil (Ocimum basilicum), Great Green variety
COLOURS: mixture from olive green to dark green
The selected BASIL is perfectly blended and offers exceptional quality. Only the prime parts of the plant are offered.
These lemon and pepper flavours combined with its bitterness make it the ideal companion to garlic for the famous Provençal pesto soup if you don’t have fresh basil. This basil will be a perfect accompaniment to all your tomato, vegetable, pasta and gratin dishes. The aromatic palette of this basil goes perfectly with southern dishes.
OTHER IDEAS FOR USE:
Use for your pasta with pesto.
Ideal for summer tomato salads.
Each batch of basil is first dried at the producer’s premises, then sent to the cooperative and cleaned in 2 or 3 steps on a sorter-separator to achieve the desired quality. So this basil is processed and prepared in Trets at the foot of Sainte-Victoire mountain.