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Coco de Paimpol AOC


La Légumière, the specialist in Breton and seasonal vegetables! Coco-de-paimpol

Shape and external appearance


It is presented in the form of straw-yellow pods with purple mottling, containing white and almost round grains.

Properties


Rich in fibers and vitamin B5, the coconut of Paimpol also contains vitamin B1, iron and trace elements. The coconut is low in carbohydrates and rich in proteins: 100 grams of coconut provide 100 calories.

Caliber


There is no size limit, but the minimum number of seeds in the pod is required.

Scientific and botanical name


The Coco (Phaseolus vulgaris) is a bean with a determined growth, that is to say that it presents a port and numerous ramifications for a maximum height of 30 to 40cm.

Coloring


The grain is pearly white. the pod is stained with purple.

Origin & Culture


The bean was domesticated in the Andean region, before being transported to Mexico around 7000 BC. Its arrival in Europe dates from the discovery of America, the first seeds having been introduced by Christopher Columbus himself. The first seeds of the future Coco de Paimpol were brought back from Argentina by a sailor in 1928. At first cultivated on the food plots of fishermen’s wives, the Coco de Paimpol was quickly adopted by farmers, who offered it to consumers in the South West.

Smell


No particular smell.

Preparation advice


Coconut with fresh tomato sauce, cassoulet, as an accompaniment to fish… the choices are numerous.

Texture


No particular smell.

Home preservation


Once shelled, the coconut can be frozen for later cooking.

Flavor


The grains are sweet.

The seasonality of the product


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Our recipes based on this product


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The seasonality of the product


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M

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A

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D

Juillet (7)

Août (8)

Septembre (9)

Octobre (10)

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Laurent, Ronan and Frédéric Méar

Producers for La Légumière


Laurent, Ronan and Frédéric Méar have been producing vegetables for La Légumière for many years. The cultivation of Breton vegetables no longer holds any secrets for these three brothers.