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 French Affaires Weekly

Welcome to French Affaires Weekly, a once-a-week journey to a delicious part of France or French culture. Recently, we introduced:

French Take-Out ~ La France à emporter™
At the end of each French Affaires Weekly article, we're including a great tip on how to bring a bit of France back to the U.S. or a unique place where France can be found stateside. Subscribe to our weekly posting for the latest tip and stay tuned for more fun ways to keep the French experience going 'chez vous'...


"Provence Blooms"
 
 
Move over lavender, poppies and sunflowers, it's mimosa season in Provence. Walk by a bucket of mimosa flowers (pronounced 'mee-moh-zah') at a Provencal market right now, and you would swear it was the height of summer. The sprays of bright yellow blooms and heady, honey-like scent seem to advertise sunny days and warm nights. The sun part is a given - Provence boasts approximately 300 days of sunshine a year - but warm nights are a ways off yet. The French mimosa tree flowers in February and March, bringing a riot of jaune (yellow) and printemps (spring) to an otherwise wintry southern France landscape.

 

 
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