past few years, there’s been a growing interest in intéressantsroots
and greens in Paris. It’s not that they don’t, or didn’t, exist in
France. It’s just that many either fell out of favor or were oubliés (forgotten).
And now, many are returning.
market, we now get kale, kale
sprouts, rainbow chard, and every so often ail des ours (bear’s
garlic) will show up at one of the stands. L’ail des
ours is a cousin of ramps,
which are popular in the United States, and cause a bit of a ruckus
when it’s available. In Paris, bear’s garlic doesn’t hold quite the
same sway and you don’t see people grabbing it by the handfuls. Except