French seasonal basket - September 2018

En saison: What to put on your plate this month

Because the French never eat strawberries in winter and even different types of goat’s cheese have seasonality...

 

Fruit

Apples, grapes, figs, raspberries, melons, greengages, plums, damsons, pears, blueberries, blackberries, mirabelle plums.

Focus on: figs

There are more than 700 varieties of figs, among which we find the black bourjasotte variety, also called the Violette de Solliès. Cultivated in Solliès-Pont in the Var, it has enjoyed AOC status since 2006. Also cultivated in France is  the golden ball (or dauphine), an older ...

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