How To Easter Like A Pro

Easter in an Eggshell... Easter marks the end of the Holy Week, the end of Lent, and the resurrection of Jesus in the Christian religion. Lent is a season of 40 days, not counting Sundays that represent the time Jesus spent fasting in the desert overcoming the temptations of Satan. So where does the easter bunny hop-in to all of this? Well, the Easter Bunny also called the Easter Rabbit, is a creature of Lutheran German folklore. Almost like Santa Claus during Christmas the Easter Bunny plays the role of a judge evaluating…Read more
The History Of French Toast

The History Of French Toast

  Mid-1st Century BC Rome, Italy  The Birth of French Toast Julius Caesar walks into the immense dinning area of his palace, after a long morning of executing the criminally accused citizens of Rome.  After washing his hands over a golden dish filled with sitting water, the Emperor sits and impatiently demands his first meal of the day.  Two servants dash out of the meal preparation area each holding a platter of food. As the servants approach the table, the emperor is overwhelmed by a sweet aroma venting from the platters. Finally meal…Read more
Perfect Pair – Episode 4: Cuban Cuisine

Perfect Pair – Episode 4: Cuban Cuisine

Atelier Monnier In this Perfect Pair article, we are diving into Cuban cuisine. We have asked our sommelier to recommend the wine pairings for some of Cuba’s most famous dishes. Cuban cuisine is Spanish in origin with a mix of African spices into its rich seasoning, giving each dish a robust flavor experience and a great addition to a glass of wine or cocktail.   Throughout the past few decades, Cuba's political canvas has made its citizen limited to the selection of ingredients required to create Cuban dishes in their original form. Still, the desperation…Read more
Crêpes Party

Crêpes Party

Last month we had the pleasure of getting a visit from KFitzEats (@kfitzeats on Instagram). She was on a quest to find the best savory crêpes in Miami. As a proud French Bakery, we do love our crêpes. We think crêpes are very underrated in the US and we thought this would be a great occasion to shine some light on this delicious option. First of all, a little about crêpes: they come from France, more precisely from Bretagne, a region located in the north west. But you will find crêpes all over…Read more
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