Nutella Launches E-Commerce Store: Nutella Boutique!


Nutella Launches  E-commerce store:  Nutella Boutique! For Nutella lovers, there is never enough Nutella to go around! By the spoonful, on toast, and of course in French crêpes filled with bananas for a wonderful festive treat, the delicious hazelnut chocolate spread options … Continue reading Nutella Launches E-Commerce Store: Nutella Boutique!

Le Pain Quotidien


What he wanted was so simple: bread, hearty and wholesome, with a firm slice and a good crust. Alain Coumont learned about bread as a small child, standing on a chair every Sunday watching his grandmother bake bread. As a young chef in Brussels, Alain could not find the right bread for his restaurant. Passionate about quality, he returned to his roots and opened a small bakery where he could knead flour, salt and water into the rustic loaves of his childhood. He called his bakery “Le Pain Quotidien”. Friends and strangers alike come together around acommunal table to break … Continue reading Le Pain Quotidien

Croque-Monsieur or Madame: French Grilled-Cheese Sandwich!


A Croque-Monsieur is simply a  yummy grilled ham and cheese sandwich. It originated in French cafés and bars as a quick snack. Typically, some good quality swiss cheese such as  Emmental or Gruyère is recommended.   The name is based on the verb croquer (“to crunch”) and the word monsieur (“mister”). The sandwich’s first recorded appearance … Continue reading Croque-Monsieur or Madame: French Grilled-Cheese Sandwich!