Witness the exceptional spectacle of thousands of flowers of crocus sativus, the mother plant of saffron, which bloom over a period of a few days (end of October / Beginning of November) and only once a year!
In the heart of an urban saffron at the top of a Parisian building, you are told the secrets of saffron culture, the origin of this spice present in cultures around the world, its footprints in the oldest cultures, and its adaptation to urban agriculture.
Then, with large wicker baskets, you pick the flowers bloomed during the night: a feast of colors and fragrance! Finally, sitting around a table, you learn to carefully prune the precious pistils of saffron flowers and discover how these flower-perfumed filaments are then processed for use in the kitchen.
A real immersion into a bubble of poetry and perfumes, this unique experience will delight outdoor enthusiasts as well as gourmets, gardening fans and goldsmiths who adhere to delicate gestures.
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"We do not inherit the land of our parents, we borrow it from our children," Antoine de Saint-Exupery.
Two weeks of bloom in a year: the countdown is on! Attend during this short period to a magnificent spectacle of the hatching of more than 20 000 purple flowers and participate in the harvest of saffron, rare and coveted spice of the greatest Chefs.
Four Parisian sisters with rural roots and in love with their city will share their passion. Discover how nature invites itself in the city and take the height on the roofs of Paris, with these cultivated terraces, new perspectives on the Parisian roofs and plantations beneficial for the ecosystem. You will leave with a small memory!
WINK OF GREET : exceptional products around saffron, incredible spice and plant like no other. An unprecedented and precious experience, hands in the ground and head in the clouds.
DETAILS: Duration of the program 1 hour 30 - Includes a gourmet gift box worth 50 €. - The program is available on request and subject to availability - This experience for 1 person, is valid End of October / Beginning of November.