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Roger's Collection

Artichoke Hearts in Extra Virgin Olive Oil

$12.95

PRODUCER: LES MOULINS MAHJOUB 

 

ORIGIN: MEJERDA VALLEY, TUNISIA

 

CERTIFICATION: Organic

 

INGREDIENTS:

100% Certified Organic – artichokes, extra virgin olive oil, salt, garlic, pepper, vinegar, thyme, laurel, clove

 

Artichokes originated in the southern Mediterranean region and have be cultivated since ancient times. These artichokes are carefully preserved in extra virgin olive oil. Mahjoub uses the bottoms of a meaty local variety called Òviollette. Harvested from mid-February to mid-May, in a festival-like atmosphere, artichokes are an important staple of the Mediterranean cuisine and can still be found growing wild in Tunisia.

 

HARVEST SEASON: 

mid-Feb to May

 

RECOMMENDED USES:

These artichokes are wonderful as antipasti or in a variety of preparations from salads to stuffings. They are also delicious in soups and pastas.