Savory Crepes

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Every morning at the Guest house,  we propose to our guests a “special dish” for breakfast. Tomorrow, we wil prepare some Savory crepes with  ham, muhroom and onion Filling…

A crêpe is a type of very thin pancake (usually made from wheat flour) which the word is of French origin, deriving from the Latin crispa, meaning “curled.” Crêpes  are originally  from Brittany, a region in the northwest of France, their consumption is widespread in France and they are considered a national dish, and they are also increasingly popular in North America and South America…

Here is a simple recipe for 12 crepes :

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 Cups of milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 8 mushrooms stems trimmed, wiped clean, and roughly chopped
  • 1/4 pound baked ham, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup dill
  • 1 chopped green onion
  • 2 cup grated Gruyere

Direction for Crepes

Whisk together the flour, eggs, milk, parsley, dill, salt, pepper until you form a smooth, thin batter. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before proceeding.

Heat a heavy 6-inch skillet or crepe pan over medium-high heat. When hot, brush with a light coating of the remaining butter. Pour about 1/4 cup of crepe batter into the pan. Cook until golden brown .   Pour the mix of ham, muhroom, onion (which you will have already pre cook together) and voila!

Bon appetite! Jonathan

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