France, Hauts-de-France, Brittany
- Caliber :
16/18, 20/22, 24/26, 30, 34, 44, 54 heads
Culinary aspect :
Prepare the carmine by washing it, remove the damaged leaves. To reduce its bitterness, you can cut off part of the base. Consume cold in salads or traditionally in the form of endive with ham.
Taste aspect :
Carmine is rich in fiber. It provides vitamins such as B9 (folic acid which is favorable for the immune system) and pro-vitamin A (carotene). In terms of minerals, it contains appreciable proportions of calcium and potassium. In addition, it contains an antioxidant trace element (against aging): selenium.
The brand “Perle du Nord” ensures optimal quality and already stands out as one of the first endive brands in the world.