Mixed Herbes of Provence
ORGANIC MIXED HERBS OF PROVENCE
A Must Have in all kitchen cabinets, “Organic mixed herbs of Provence” embodies the cuisine Provençal in all its splendor.
Organic mixed herbs of Provence have the best aroma of Provence. Can you already hear the sound of cicadas? You know what the name mixed herbs of Provence is hiding?
The legend of Provence says that organic mixed herbs of Provence are never as good as tasted on a dish one summer evening while drinking Marseille pastis, looking at the purple, grey blue and green colours and listening to the sound of the cicadas in Provence of course.
Organic mixed herbs of Provence are a mixture of aromatic plants, fresh or dried, originating from the Mediterranean regions and, historically, from Provence.
Only 10% of all organic mixed herbs of Provence, sold in France, are produced in France. Our mixed organic herbs are guaranteed “made in France” and “Provence”. Read the product sheet.
What does the term “mixed herbes of Provence” mean ?
The “herbs of Provence”, is a mixture of aromatic plants. It is mixture of thyme, marjoram, wild thyme, sage, savory, oregano, tarragon, rosemary, chervil, basil, sage, bay and fennel. You can grow these herbs from Provence in your own garden to have a taste of your own homemade mixture of herbs of Provence! In addition, you can find most of these herbs in a composition of a bouquet garni to use in all your dishes.
The recipe of mixed herbs of Provence – Red Label – is a composition of 27% rosemary, 27% oregano, 27% savory, 19% thyme.
How to use our mixed herbs of Provence in your kitchen ?
Put the mixture in any of your dishes and you, immediately, have a taste of Provence! In particular, you can add mixed herbs of Provence in all dishes that contain tomatoes (Ratatouille, Provencal tomatoes, stuffed etc …). Our mixed herbs of Provence also accompany your pan-fried vegetables, grilled meats, stews, roasts, fish, salads, quiches, pizzas, savory pies, pasta, sauces …
You can also add mixed herbs of Provence and small pieces of garlic in your dough and your buns will smell the beautyful fragrances of Provence.
Herbs of Provence and healthcare
Organic mixed herbs of Provence have the same properties as all the herbs that make up its blend. To sum up, organic mixed herbs of Provence are an excellent source of antioxidants. The rosmarinic acid presented in large quantities in the composition of organic mixed herbs of Provence with rosemary and savory is a polyphenol which has very interesting properties. Also beeing the subject of encouraging studies in preventive treatments of certain cancers and allergies diseases, its properties are antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antiallergic and fungicidal. So in addition to the pleasure of tasting organic mixed herbs of Provence, they are also an ally for your health. To consume without moderation.
The manufacturing of organic herbs of Provence
To obtain organic herbs of Provence, the land has to be organically cultivated for at least 3 years. The preparation of the land is essential and therefore it is necessary to grow intermediate plants to enrich the soil with nutrients. This also cleans the land in a natural way while preventing weeds from settling there. Ideally, 3 years of intermediate cultures of plants such as Sainfoin, phacelia … are necessary for 3 to 4 years of organic aromatic plants.
Once the land is prepared, as from the month of March, small plants of organic thyme, organic rosemary, organic oregano, organic savory and other organic herbs of Provence are planted.
Then the land has to be maintained without any chemicals. Remove all weeds that can alter the growth of the organic herbs. And for a normal development feed the organic herbs with natural fertilizer and water.
From September to February, it is harvesting time. Seasonal workers are called in to help with the harvest because it’s a long-term job under the Provence sun.
After harvesting the organic herbs are sorted and recut. Afterwards they get assembled and dried. Once the drying is over, you can make your mix of organic herbs and put them in pretty jars.