Lacto-fermentation

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Lacto-fermentation – what is that? Lacto-fermentation is a method of preserving food in anaerobic environment (without air). The salt inhibits the pathogenic bacteria and favors the lactic bacteria that will transform the sugar contained in the vegetables into lactic acid. Nothing to do with adding milk, it is the lactic acid bacteria that gave their […]

In the woods…

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This is a strange army that has been marching through the forest since the last school vacations! And if you look closely, you can see a few red spots here and there, which don’t look very natural… If you look closer, you discover small dwellings – or entrances into the trees? And with a little […]

Goblin workshop

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The population of goblins being aging, we decided with Till, Maud and Nils to start making a new generation during the February vacations. A tour in Michel’s workshop to see what had been put aside and what could be useful: an old badminton racket, an old headlight, sunglasses, an archaic toaster, a washing ball, a […]

Snow!!!

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What a joy to wake up this Wednesday and discover the snow! A few hours later the sun awakens all the white beauty, and as we know that it will probably not last, we are off to enjoy it fully.

Happy New Year 2021!

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2020 shook us all, pushed us to our limits, but also allowed us to live differently, to discover other means of communication, to go more deeper to the essential of our lives, to appreciate the moments of reunion, … We wish you to continue the adventure of your life in 2021, to appreciate and savor […]

Stick bread

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500g flour,1 packet of dry yeast,1/4 liter of warm milk or water,1 pinch of salt,1 pinch of sugar or 100 g if you want the bread to be sweet. Knead the dough and let it rest. Knead again, then shape into small sausages and twist them around a stick or twig like a spiral. Bake […]

Happy New Year 2020!

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2020 is already showing up! 2019 was a lot of travelling for us. But here too, there was some traffic: our hosts, family, friends and workshop participants came to see us. To the last year classes about bee’s wraps, soap, furoshiki  and lacto-fermentation, there were new ones about ivy lye and stain soap. We wish you for this New Year 2020 to live […]

Happy new year 2019!

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2019 already comes along! 2018 has been full of encounters, expériences, trips, organisations, … for us. You will find underneath some pictures of those moments in la Ville Heleuc: diy of bée’s wrap and soap, snow in february, fireplace outside, swimming in the natural pool, arrangements by joy in a japanese way, wrapping in furoshiki, and more. We wish […]

Happy New Year 2018!

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We wish you for this New Year 2018 very much happiness, joy and good health! And a lot of goblins to help you in your daily life, so that your head is free for the really important things – the others! As in the last years, you can watch beneath a short video of last […]

Happy New Year 2017!

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Our best Wisches for this New Year! With some pictures showing you what happened in La Ville Heleuc in 2016. May joy accompany you during all this year, may it illuminante you everyday life and may you divise it with your family and friends. Train to feel it in the small things, in every moment, […]

Happy New Year 2016!

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We would like to present to you our best wishes for 2016. Click on the picture to have a look back and see what happened in 2015 in La Ville Heleuc! 2016 will surely reserve lots of new events, surprises, and visits in La Ville Heleuc – perhaps you… Any case we wish you lots […]

Elderflower champagne

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Elderflower champagne – cuvée 2015 Flowering of elder started already at the end of may in La Ville Heleuc – it’s time to start the 2015 vintage of elderflower champagne. The moon calendar showed up flower days on sunday and monday. Ideal to start. Unfortunately the sun did not show up sunday and wether was rather […]