Ecombelles - Printemps - Prunier en fleurs

Spring snow!

Who could believe it? It’s snowing in April! No problem. The sheeps are already out but close to the village. The vegetable patches are still, we’ll begin to plant in three weeks. Henriette’s one in front is still empty. Are there still seasons when we speak about global warming? 🙂  


Mountain honey

We’ll welcome you at our cottage with a little something. Sometimes honey made by our cousin Nathalie Ripert.     Yesterday she gave us a spicy cake up-hill flowers flavoured! Would you manage to cook one if we give you the “refuge du Goûter”‘s cook recipe?     Nathalie’s bees Read more…


Sky on fire

Sky on fire tonight at the Ecombelles! Summer is still there. No black current this year, but lots of plums. Let’s cook some jam. Maybe an Alps pie too. Each year its flavour… You can find some of our recipes here by the way: what are you going to cook?