Shopping in Provence: Olives oil
Established in Provence by the Greeks few centuries ago, olive tree has become a staple ingredient in Provence food and also an emblematic tree of south of France. Do you know that olive tree lives about 2000 years?
Many different olive types are grown here. Most popular ones are the Picholine (green and marinated in herbs), the Nicoise (black, most famously used in the same named salad), and the Lucque (bright green, mild in flavor). 80% of them actually go towards making olive oil rather than being eaten as table food.
Shopping in Provence: Fruit & Vegetables
Provence is the top region in France for fruits and vegetables. Fruit and vegetables flavor you experience in Provence will delight you. On top of them discover orchards of apples, pears, peaches, cherries, figs, apricots & plums. Savor top rated vegetables such as juicy tomatoes, asparagus, eggplants, zucchinis, bell peppers, pumpkins, and enjoy a wide range of herbs to cook with.