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choux de Bruxelles

Brussels sprouts

The former ‘choux de Bruxelles line’ of demarkation between northern and southern France is no longer as marked as it used to be. The little green balls are available now in the Midi in winter, especially around Christmas time (although it may be former northerners and expats buying them). One is unsure.


Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Muffet