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Buckwheat Crepe is a gluten-free crepe made with four ingredients: buckwheat, water, egg and salt. An authentic Crêpe/Galette Bretonne! With a bunch of holes and a simple filling of ham and cheese. Buckwheat Crepe is a recipe from my ancestors back in Bretagne, France. I’ve learned that the “Crêpe Bretonne,” aka thin pancakes, is quite different from the regular buckwheat crepe; the Breton version needs to be crunchy, thinner and filled with those minuscule holes, while the average “galette” they call in France is a softer buckwheat crepe. Regular Crêpe & Galette vs. Crêpe Bretonne First, a Crêpe is a white flour super thin pancake eaten with a sweet filling and served all over France. The galette is usually a mix of buckwheat and white flour, egg and milk, as seen in many recipes on the web, and is generally filled with savoury fillings. In Bretagne, the north-west region of…

Indulge in the perfect Quebecois Sunday brunch with these delectable French Canadian Crepes, which are thinner than pancakes. This sweet and salty dish is a classic, drizzled with the iconic maple syrup, cheese and crispy bacon strips. French Canadian Crepes differ from the rest of Canada, they are thinner and based on the French Crepe recipe while the English part usually makes them fluffier like in the USA. They are not exactly like the French version either, being thicker than its cousin and filled with holes. But way thinner than pancakes because no baking powder is used. Also, unlike the Britanny (Western France) version, this French-Canadian version needs to be flipped. The Brunch, the Crepe Way The idea is to start with the sweet and savoury crepe, then make a second (sweet only) with fruits, whipped cream and maple syrup. The table should be filled with different fillings for different tastes.…

Inspired by the traditional German White Asparagus with ham and hollandaise sauce meal, this buckwheat crepe will help highlight this mysterious white veggie enveloped in a simple ham slice, salted butter and crunchy baby spinach. It’s the season again for those early spring veggies! Many don’t know how to prepare them; they are a delicacy in many European countries, especially in Germany. It’s more tender and delicate than its green peer but also needs a bit more effort to prepare. Don’t be intimidated by them; they are succulent, elegant and delicate in taste and texture, a true pleasure for the mouth. This White Asparagus Buckwheat Crepe will highlight this mysterious veggie and make your crepe reach another level! A German Delicacy In South Germany, they have the “Spargelzeit,” or the asparagus period from late April to early June, where they open little shacks by the road where they sell white…

Buckwheat crepes with mushroom filling are crunchy, gluten-free, savoury thin crepes filled with the best seasonal mushrooms, smooth thyme-aromatized bechamel and baby spinach. You can find all kinds of filling with these gluten-free savoury crepes. A popular one would be ham and cheese with an egg on top. For this one, I’ve used lovely seasonal mushrooms. To go with the mushrooms, what better sidekick than thyme to aromatize the smooth bechamel it swims in? Plus, to give it a little crunch, a few baby spinach. Buckwheat Crepes with Mushroom Filling will become one of your favourite low-carb recipes! Galette or Crepe? Buckwheat Crepes are also known as Galettes Bretonnes in France. They are made of water and buckwheat flour which is gluten-free. Sometimes, an egg is added to make it crunchier. Simple! Some versions mix regular flour with milk, like a typical white crepe. A true Galette Bretonne should be…

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