Spring Has Arrived!

Spring Has Arrived!

  The first day of Spring The season of bloom is upon us and it feels refreshing to have some extra hours of daylight. If the cold that comes with winter had you feeling down and stuck in your house, now is the perfect day to shake it off because things are feeling much brighter. The first day of spring, and it's finally here. Your chance for some much-needed cleaning has arrived! You are now able to clear out that closet you have been pushing back since Christmas, purchase some new artwork,  or maybe try…Read more
The Atelier Monnier Philosophy

The Atelier Monnier Philosophy

Today, we wanted to share about our philosophy and our vision of French Pastry. At Atelier Monnier, we view eating well as an act of self-care. We are very proud to have created a community of gourmets and foodies. We recently had the pleasure of having KFitzEats at our South Beach Café. We got amazing feedback from this visit (you can check the article she wrote about Atelier Monnier here). This made us want to share a little more about our philosophy. We consider food to be an art, which is why we…Read more
Sweet Talk – Our New Cake: Passion

Sweet Talk – Our New Cake: Passion

On Valentine’s day, we debuted our new cake that is now part of our permanent collection. It is called Passion. Shaped as a rose, it is a crunchy chocolate biscuit, topped with chocolate mousse and passion fruit cream. This unique mix of flavors will awaken your tastebuds. It comes only as an individual cake. But you could get a bouquet of roses (pun intended) for a larger crowd. Let us know on social media (Instagram or Facebook) if you have tried it and if you liked it! Also what are some of your…Read more
Story Time: the origins of puff pastry

Story Time: the origins of puff pastry

We thought we would share a little bit about the history of puff pastry. If you are a French pastry lover, you probably know that a lot of pastries contain puff pastry. From croissants, made entirely of puff pastry to all the danishes, chocolate or almond croissants, Millefeuille crust, the St Honoré base: puff pastry everywhere! So where does puff pastry come from. Well it comes from France, where it is called pâte feuilletée. It was invented in 1645 by Claudius Gele, a pastry cook apprentice. He wanted to bake an improved bread…Read more
Perfect Pair – Episode 3: Mexican Cuisine

Perfect Pair – Episode 3: Mexican Cuisine

In this Perfect Pair article, we are covering Mexican cuisine. We have asked our sommelier to recommend the wine pairings for three Mexican dishes: guacamole, chicken fajitas and beef fajitas. Continue reading to discover Mexican food and wine matches made in heaven.    Hello wine lovers!   We know you love learning about food and wine pairings so we decided to create the Perfect Pair Series. The concept is simple: every month, we will choose a featured cuisine and our Sommelier will share his wisdom about how to pair it. Wine pairing is…Read more