Where does Fleur de Sel Camargue come from?
The Fleur de Sel Camargue, as its name suggests, comes from the salt marshes of the Camargue. It is a 100% natural sea salt made by nature and harvested by hand.
The Camargue is a beautiful marshland in southern France, which lies in the Rhone Delta. It is the only piece of soil in Europe where flamingos hatch their offspring.
The production of salt
Salt Flowers Camargue, is produced like that of the Guerande, in salt marshes and by hand according to traditional craftsmanship. But there is a difference in production. Here in the Camargue you do not benefit from the tides, but you use a sophisticated irrigation system to direct the seawater into the salt ponds. Every year starting in March, the seawater of the Mediterranean is pumped into the salt ponds. This water of the Mediterranean has a salt content of 3.8%.
The sun and the steady wind have the water in the salt basin evaporate and the brine remains. In the summer time, when the sun shines on the pools at 40 ° C, the first fine salt crystals form. These fine salt crystals that form on the water surface are the Fleur de Sel also called salt flower. A true wonder of nature. Star cooks and hobby chefs love this salt because it has a fine crispy texture. It is moister than normal salt and its taste is pure and intense.
Fleur de Sel de Camargue is a gourmet salt par excellence. It has a wonderful, delicate, crispy consistency. These salt crystals literally melt on your tongue. They have a pure salty taste and give a unique salt experience when consumed.
It is the perfect table salt. Use it with grilled fish or steak. Vegetarians should also enjoy it, it is wonderful on grilled vegetables.
Try it as one of our mixes or mix it with your favorite spice.
Please put your Salt Flowers Camargue in a tightly closed container and store it in a cool and dry place.