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  • The novelist himself chuckled as he put into her mouth a mispronunciation of the word tilleul, [9] and explained to Madame

    Balzac

  • The novelist himself chuckled as he put into her mouth a mispronunciation of the word tilleul, [*] and explained to Madame Hanska, whose foreign accent in speaking French suggested it, that he chose the fat landlady so that Eve should not be jealous.

    Balzac

  • Harney and Sons Teas carry genuine Carpentras tilleul which is conveniently packaged in bags or loose in tins.

    Proust Revisited: Madeleines and Lime Blossom Tea

  • The best tilleul comes from the village of Carpentras in Provence and has become difficult to procure due to a decline in production.

    Proust Revisited: Madeleines and Lime Blossom Tea

  • One taste of a fresh madeleine dipped in a cup of Carpentras tilleul and communion with the narrator of Swann's Way is imminent.

    Proust Revisited: Madeleines and Lime Blossom Tea

  • There's no substitute for indulging in a freshly baked madeleine dipped in a cup of genuine Carpentras tilleul.

    Proust Revisited: Madeleines and Lime Blossom Tea

  • Cheap and poor quality tilleul produced in China and Europe continues to threaten French cultivation and harvest, and has resulted in substandard lime blossom tisanes in the marketplace.

    Proust Revisited: Madeleines and Lime Blossom Tea

  • Lime blossom, also known as linden blossom or tilleul in French, is a source of tea and monofloral honey.

    Proust Revisited: Madeleines and Lime Blossom Tea

  • Climbing the escaliers* just opposite the centuries-old tilleul* tree, I admire a wicker loveseat on the terrace above.

    frotter - French Word-A-Day

  • Linden Blossoms from the Tilia Vulgaris tree are prized for the flavour they lend to honey, and are also used as an herbal remedy when steeped in hot water to make a tisane often calle “tilleul”.

    Archive 2007-05-01

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