The season for dandelion leaf salad slowly comes to an end
On the corner of every road around here we have been seeing signs saying 'Pissenlit for sale' (pissenlit can literally be transalted as 'piss in the bed' - excuse my French). In our village of Kuttolsheim, the Weyhaupt farm sells them and that's where I get my...read more
Welcome back to the mimosa: here to lighten up our dull January days!
Like every year, the mimosa makes its reappearance! This morning, I popped in to see our lovely florist Angélique whom we are so lucky to have in Kuttolsheim and couldn't resist getting some for us. Indeed, with its small golden pompoms and its subtle, recognizable...read more
The French people’s favourite village 2020 only a 60-minute drive from here!
This year, like every year for the past 9 years, the French followed their second favorite personality Stéphane Bern on TV channel France 3 throughout France to choose, on Wednesday July 1, their favourite village among 13 others chosen. "I don't...read more
Mirabelle: from Alsace or Lorraine?
It is already the season for mirabelles and we can not only see them in the trees all around us, but we are just starting to find them in the local farm shops and markets as well. The big question is where does this delicate, yellow little sort of plum come from? This...read more