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The Ceylon cinnamon tree: the tree that gives cinnamon

Presentation of this tree The Ceylon cinnamon or Cinnamomum verum is a tree in the Lauraceae family, the same family as the sauce laurel and the avocado tree. This tropical species, which can grow to 10 to 15 meters in height, has smooth, oblong evergreen leaves that are a beautiful shiny green. ...

25
Mar
2015

The nutmeg tree: the tree that gives the nutmeg

Presentation of this tree The muscadier is a tree in the Myristicaceae family. Its botanical name is Myristica fragrans. This aromatic evergreen tree is grown for its fruit yielding nutmeg. It can reach a dozen meters in height. It has smooth leaves of a beautiful shiny green and produces sma ...

24
Apr
2015

The laburnum: a small tree with a dazzling bloom

is Laburnum vulgare, is a shrub native to southern Europe. It is the only representative of the Papilionaceae genus that can grow to the size of a tree, between 4 and 8 meters tall, but it is most often found as a shrub with long, spreading branches. Its deciduous leaves are trifoliate and for ...

13
Oct
2021

Halloween craft: make a bat tree

Material To make a decorative bat tree, you need: an armful of willow branches or stems a vase or carafe that is a little high small pebbles or grains of rice cardboard for the template 2 sheets of black cardboard 1 sheet of orange cardboard a grey pencil a white pencil a pair of scissor ...

15
Oct
2021

The larch: 5 surprising things to know about this tree

r, pine and fir. But unlike most conifers, which keep their beautiful green needles in winter, larches turn golden and then red in autumn. This tree is moreover the only deciduous conifer in Europe: it loses its needles but keeps its cones, which are its only adornment in winter. The cones ...

17
Nov
2021

The vanilla tree, the plant that produces vanilla

What is vanilla? The vanilla bean used in cooking is the fruit of the vanilla orchid or vanilla tree. Before it can be used as a spice, this fruit, similar to a large green bean, undergoes several treatments: it is scalded, steamed, dried in the sun and then stored in crates protected from air a ...

15
Sep
2010

The Carob tree: the tree with small horns

Presentation of the carob tree The carob tree is a tree of about five to seven meters (exceptionally 15 meters), which takes its origins in the Mediterranean regions: southern Europe, the Near East, North Africa, the Canary Islands. It is a dioic tree, i.e. mono-sexual (each foot bears male or fema ...

20
Apr
2012

Roasted apricot tart: a gourmet recipe

Ingredients Here are the ingredients needed to make a roasted apricot tart for 4-6 people: 800 g apricots (600 g once pitted) 2 tablespoons of liquid honey 25 g of soft butter a roll of shortcrust pastry a knob of butter for the mould 300 g of faisselle 200 g vanilla yoghurt a heaping tab ...

28
July
2021

Growing cabbage: what are the different varieties?

with conical florets so aesthetically pleasing 3- the broccoli which also comes to us from Italy 4- the Brussels sprout which is shaped like a tree one meter high. Its advantage is that it can be harvested throughout the winter. 5- Chinese cabbage: there are mainly two types (pe-tsai and b ...

10
Nov
2021

The Saint Nicolas festivities in Nancy: a magical event

This weekend, which falls this year on December 4 and 5, 2021, will have as its theme Fauna and Flora. Some 98 performances will be given by 28 street arts companies and 15 sessions of playful and participatory animations will be offered. On Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 6pm will be held a ...

24
Nov
2021