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DID YOU KNOW ?
Brach’s rooftop is home to a kitchen garden that is full of surprises: berries, vegetables and herbs, a Norwegian bath and panoramic views over Paris as well as… a chicken coop with 3 laying hens: Églantine, a dark grey Coucou de Rennes, Suzie, a Harco with black plumage and Bérénice, a magnificent ash grey.
Seasonal fruits and vegetables
Clementine was born in Algeria at the end of the 19th century. The fruit owes its name to the father Clement, at the origin of the discovery of this new fruit.
Pumpkin is a plant of the family Cucurbitaceae native to parts of South America. Commonly called pumpkin, the pumpkin is distinguished by a more subtle and sweet flesh, the pumpkin is exclusively intended to feed livestock.
Cabbage is a vegetable of the botanical family Brassicaceae or cruciferous. In this family, we find: turnips, rutabagas or radishes. There is a wide variety of cabbages, which have been cultivated for over 6,000 years in Europe and around the Mediterranean basin.
It is from the Latin “radix” (root) that the radish “Raphanus Sativus” derives its common name. The Romans, who cultivated many varieties, round or elongated, will spread the radish throughout their empire. In ancient Greeks, radishes were known to be effective in coughing.
The apple is one of the most consumed fruits in France because it is found throughout the year. It is eaten raw as well as cooked and goes into the preparation of sweet and savory dishes. It is easy and practical to use and pleases to the greatest number.