Movies & Macarons: French Cuisine in The Theater

Movies & Macarons: French Cuisine in The Theater

Everyone loves a good movie. Everyone loves food, well most of us do. So what happens when you mix the two?  Do you get food that tastes like a movie? Guess again!  You get a movie about food. It is not unusual to see a dining scene or people eating in movies. According to online critiques, 63% of the best-made movies have eating scenes.  Whether it’s Samuel L Jackson and John Travolta sipping coffee in a diner. The Ninja Turtles eating pizza in the sewer, or hundreds of students eating together at Hogwarts…Read more

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