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Pink onion from Brittany


La Légumière, the specialist in Breton and seasonal vegetables! pink onion

Shape and external appearance


Round elongated to round flattened shape. The external tunics are dry.

Properties


It is rich in vitamin C

Caliber


The size is between 30 and 80 mm in diameter.

Scientific and botanical name


Allium cepa (family Amaryllidaceae). Herbaceous plant perennial biennial by its single bulb. Leaves are cylindrical and hollow (unlike garlic leeks)

Coloring


The external tunic of the bulbs is pink to coppery pink.

Origin & Culture


Cultivated in North Finistère for 400 years, the pink onion of Brittany is sown from February to April. It is raised from August. It is then dried for a few days in the field and stored in a dry and ventilated place.

Smell


When cut, the pink onion has a very fruity smell.

Preparation advice


Eaten raw, pink onions are particularly crunchy and juicy. When cooked, the pink onion is softer and more melting, but develops its fruity taste. It is thus very appreciated in sauces, fried or in soups.

Texture


When cut, the pink onion has a very fruity smell.

Home preservation


Pink onions from Brittany can be kept naturally for several weeks. Stored in a dry and ventilated place, they lose neither their firmness nor their gustative qualities.

Flavor


The pink onion of Brittany has fruity and sweet flavors.

The seasonality of the product


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Our recipes based on this product


Nous n'avons pas encore de recettes pour ce produit.

Packaging available for this product


Filet, Sacs, Colis carton

The seasonality of the product


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Janvier (1)

Février (2)

Mars (3)

Avril (4)

Mai (5)

Juin (6)

Juillet (7)

Août (8)

Septembre (9)

Octobre (10)

Novembre (11)

Décembre (12)

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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.