Who Invented The Quiche?

Who Invented The Quiche?

History of the Quiche Contrary to popular belief the Quiche actually originates in Lothringen a medieval kingdom under German rule.  The name ‘quiche’ is also from German origin word ‘Kuchen’ which means cake. The French later enhanced the dish and renamed the dish, Lorraine.  The original recipe for the Lorraine consisted of an open pie with a filling comprised of egg, cream custard, and bacon. It was only later that cheese was added to the quiche Lorraine.  Versions of the quiche now exist with vegetables and fusion recipes have allowed for any fillings…Read more
Sweet Talk – A Fraisier For Mom

Sweet Talk – A Fraisier For Mom

You know it, mother's day is right around the corner. This year, we will celebrate moms on Sunday May 12th. At Atelier Monnier, we have a little Mother's Day tradition: the Fraisier. It is one of our most requested cakes and IT IS BACK! It is a limited edition that will be offered in all four of our stores throughout the month of May. Enough chit chat, let's get to the interesting part: what is a Fraisier exactly? If you are not familiar with the subtle pastry, it is a French style strawberry cake…Read more
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