Got Bread ? Quick and easy bread-based meal ideas

Got Bread ? Quick and easy bread-based meal ideas

  Ever feel like you have nothing in your fridge to make a nice lunch or dinner? Sometimes all it takes is good bread, a few things from your fridge and a little imagination. In this article, we give you ideas that will hopefully inspire you in your most uninspired cooking days.   Baguette + ham + butter With these simple 3 ingredients, you have a classic Parisian sandwich. Add Swiss cheese for an even fancier sandwich. This combo also works amazing by swapping the baguette for a croissant.   Baguette + cheeses…Read more
Wine Talk – Best Wines Of 2018

Wine Talk – Best Wines Of 2018

Hey there and Happy New Year!!! We thought that this was the perfect time to do a little recap of the best wines of 2018! So here is a list of our best sellers as well as favorites from our Sommelier. Sparkling: - François Montand Brut Sparkling - Villa Jolanda I love you Prosecco White: - Vouvray Domaine de Vaufuget: medium dry and fresh - Montgravet Côtes de Gascogne: a dry and refreshing wine - Franc Beausejour Sauvignon Blanc: crisp and very refreshing - Sancerre Domaine de la Villaudière: unbelievable Sauvignon and a…Read more
Galette Des Rois – How To Celebrate French Style

Galette Des Rois – How To Celebrate French Style

  Today, we are talking about a very French tradition: the Galette des Rois, aka King’s Cake. It is mostly celebrated in France, but also Belgium, Switzerland and Quebec.   If you have never heard of it, here’s the deal: 12 days after Christmas, so on January 6th, the Three Kings – Melchior, Gaspard and Balthazar – arrived to Bethléem, following the shining star seen in the sky on the day of Jesus’ birth. Their journey took 12 days to come see the newborn and give him presents. That’s for the story part,…Read more
The Best Things To Bring To A New Year’s Eve Party

The Best Things To Bring To A New Year’s Eve Party

  So you’ve been invited to a New Year’s Eve party but are not sure what to bring for your hosts? Here is Atelier Monnier’s guide to the New Year’s Eve party essentials. Sparklers Sparklers are always fun to have to mark a special celebration. Plus, they will make for some great pictures. Bubbles Obviously, the star of New Year parties: Champagne! If you want to step into the new year in the most festive and bubbly way, look no further, Champagne it is. Chocolates I know what you’re thinking, “we just got…Read more
How To Choose Your Yule Log ?

How To Choose Your Yule Log ?

  Are you still hesitating on which Yule Log you are going to pick for this Christmas ? Well, first of all, let us tell you that at Atelier Monnier we call them Bûche de Noël (#frenchtouch). We have 3 delicious ones so the choice is obviously going to be hard but we’ll try to help you.   The Bûche Crunchy: A Hazelnut sponge cake topped with Milk Chocolate mousse, a hazelnut cream and caramel. You will love it if you like our famous “Crunchy”, hazelnuts and Nutella.   The Bûche Cécile: A Dark…Read more