The word "crêpe" is of French origin, deriving from the Latin crispa, meaning "curled".
While crêpes originate from Brittany, a region in the northwest of France, their consumption is widespread in France. In Brittany, crêpes are traditionally served with cider.
The people of France have enjoyed crepes since the Middle Ages! Eating crêpes is fully part of the French culture.
Wholemeal Crepes with Maple Syrup & Pecan Nuts
Ingredients (serve 4)
- 250g wholemeal flour
- 2 free range eggs
- 500 ml milk
- 2 shots of Cointreau (optional)
- Combine eggs into flour in a large bowl. Stir.
- Add milk and Cointreau. Whisk until well combined.
- Use a non-stick frying pan. Heat over medium heat. When pan is hot, pour pour about two tablespoons of batter into pan. Swirl to cover base. Cook until light golden. Turn over and cook for 1 minute.
- Transfer to a plate. Cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining batter.
- Serve with 100% pure maple syrup and crushed pecan nuts