They’re awfully cute, but Brussels sprouts tend to evoke crinkly noses, not kisses, at mealtime. We’ve got a nutritional explanation why they should bring kisses, and recipes that might straighten up little noses.
At home, we often call Brussels sprouts “little cabbage.” In France, saying the same might just get you a kiss.
That’s because the French term for sweetheart, “petit chou,” literally translates to little cabbage. And therefore,