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Scorsonera


La Légumière, the specialist in Breton and seasonal vegetables! Scorsonere

Shape and external appearance


Shaped like small, slightly conical sticks.

Properties


Very nutritious root, rich in vitamins (A, B1, C and E). Scorsonera contain inulin (sugar suitable for diabetics)

Caliber


Length from 20 to 30 cm, diameter from 1 to 2 cm.

Scientific and botanical name


Scorzonera hispanica (Family Asetraceae) Other names: Black salsify, Spanish salsify.

Coloring


Black surface with white flesh.

Origin & Culture


Root cultivated by the Celts and Romans, who extracted remedies to treat the bubonic plague and snake bites. Scorsonera is a hardy plant that can be harvested as needed from October to March.

Smell


No particular smell.

Preparation advice


Scorzonera should be cooked in water for 20-30 minutes before peeling, as the raw roots secrete a milk that is sticky to the fingers.

Texture


No particular smell.

Home preservation


Can be kept in the refrigerator for a few days.

Flavor


Flavor similar to salsify, slightly sweet, but more flavorful.

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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


Colis carton, Colis bois

The seasonality of the product


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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.