These young spring buds promise exceptional fruity flavor. For use in desserts, small game, or as an herbal infusion.
Balsam Fir is a North American evergreen common to Quebec. Its young buds can only be harvested during a two week period in spring. Our Balsam Fir tips comes from the Laurentians.
Balsam buds are less resinous and more complex than mature needles, with powerful fruity flavor and notes of cherry. It has an almost candy side and complements great desserts like meringues, shortbreads, or panna cotta. They can also be used with poultry and fish. Crushed Balsam Fir Buds are a great finishing spice for carpaccio or a tartare of red meat or game.