The crisp , or lou cacho dènt in Provencal, is a confectionery whose Provence has made a specialty for several centuries.
Nyons PDO olives croquets:
The oldest AOC of Olives de Provence, the cultivation of this fruit is more than 2000 years old. It was the Romans who developed the cultivation of this tree as well as the methods for candying the olives and extracting the oil. In Nyonsais, the oldest vestige of olive tree cultivation is an oil mill that belonged to a Gallo-Roman villa from the beginning of the 1 er century. The olives are of the tench variety. Of a "monk's bure" color, their nucleus measures approximately 14 mm , with slightly wrinkled skin when ripe. the smallest are intended for olive oil.
Ingredients: wheat flour T65 *, olives from Nyons PDO * 26%, whole eggs *, almonds *, brown cane sugar *, milk *, small spelled flour * from Haute-Provence IGP, salt, baking powder * ( wheat starch *, sodium bicarbonate, monopotassium tartrate). * Products from Organic Farming.
AOP picodon croquets:
In Provençal Picaoudou, means "spicy little cheese". Since the 14th century, it has always been made according to the ancestral method, with goat's milk, raw and whole. Behind a frank, capric and sometimes spicy taste, Picodon hides a tender heart and subtle flavors of hazelnut and mushroom. Depending on the ripening, Picodon offers a palette of contrasting colors and flavors. On the market stalls, it is chosen like a fruit ...
Ingredients: T65 wheat flour *, whole eggs *, goat cheese *, almonds *, brown cane sugar *, milk *, small spelled flour * from Haute-Provence IGP, picodon * AOP 4%, salt, powder rise * (wheat starch *, sodium bicarbonate, monopotassium tartrate). * Products from Organic Farming.
Garlic from Drôme IGP:
Garlic from Drôme is a bulb, of an autumnal variety, white in color, which may have some purple flames. Two local varieties can claim this designation: “Messidrôme” and “Thermidrôme”. This bulb classified category I or Extra has a diameter of 45 millimeters. Its taste, while the garlic is fresh, is slightly sweet, and persistent in the mouth, and of a mellow texture.
Ingredients: wheat flour T65 *, whole milk *, whole eggs *, almonds * 8%, garlic * from Drôme IGP 8%, parmesan PDO *, cane sugar *, salt, onion *, thyme *, baking powder * (wheat starch *, sodium bicarbonate, monopotassium tartrate). * Products from Organic Farming.
FROM FATHER TO SON,
SINCE 6 GENERATIONS
He made delicacies out of it in the large family house! We waited patiently for these sweets to come out of the oven. It is with passion that Grandfather made these sweet cookies, following recipes that are both authentic and innovative, where the almond has been king for six generations.
Little by little, it was associated with the best flavors of Provence, to give cookies and cakes… simply irresistible. Crunchy, soft, crispy, shortbread or even fondant; plain, lemon, chocolate, orange or even chocolate chips… you will certainly find what you are looking for, with so many recipes, to accompany your coffee breaks and other gourmet pleasures of the day!