• Lauren-Nicole

back on track… with crêpes & a tutorial!

It’s been a few long weeks without my laptop, but I finally gave in & had my power cable repaired. There is no good excuse for my lazy ways or stubborn behaviour, but it took me a while to cave.



That being said, I’m back, & I’m back with a vengeance.

This weeks tutorial is inspired by my husband… we were laying on the couch on Sunday watching a movie & melting in an overly lazy & indulgent way when he decided he had a sweet-tooth. I offered to make brownies… & he said that maybe he’d just go out & get a crêpe. Well, seeing as I wasn’t about to change out of my PJs… & I most certainly wasn’t going to accompany him & watch him devour a dessert I couldn’t at least partake in, I decided the only rational thing to do was write a crepe recipe.


It was so good, I decided to do it all over again & share the knowledge!


Here it is for your enjoyment! Yes, my glutinous ways are the fuel behind my inspiration. I have no shame.


Ingredients: (makes 5) – 165g buckwheat flower (or oat flour) – 30g tapioca – 2 lg eggs + 1 egg white – 15g unsalted butter, melted (or olive oil) – 15g sugar (or honey) – 15g rum – 1/4 tsp salt – 300g milk


Directions: 1. combine all the ingredients in a blender & blend until smooth. 2. bring a large non-stick frying pan to medium-high heat. Make sure it’s good & hot before you begin. 3. use a 1/2 cup measurer to ladle the batter into your pan. Pour into the centre of the pan, & then lift the pan up & tilt in a circular motion to distribute the batter evenly. After a minute or two, gently lift the edge of the crêpe, if the colour is a nice light golden, use a spatula to ensure the crepe isn’t stuck to the pan & then flip it & cook for another minute or two. 4. transfer the crepe to a plate & cover with a towel, or fill immediately with anything of you choice & serve.



Tools/ Equipment/ Machinery/ Ingredients:

Machinery:

Electric Scale - Etekcity - http://amzn.to/2xkKpQk

Hand Mixer - Kenwood - http://amzn.to/2xkjowh

Stand Mixer - Kenwood - http://amzn.to/2yqXPiH

Blender - Kenwood - http://amzn.to/2xXQgwU

Tools:

Silicone Spatula - Zyliss - http://amzn.to/2y3Srkw

Chef's Knife 8" - Miyabi - http://amzn.to/2fUtyRK

Pots & Pans:

Cast Iron Skillet 12" - Lodge - http://amzn.to/2fMHb1x

Ingredients:

Buckwheat Flour - Anthony’s Organic - http://amzn.to/2xjRS6T

Tapioca Starch - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2xjv879

Vanilla Extract Organic - Simply Organic - http://amzn.to/2xXdt2e

White Flour GF - Dove's Farm - http://amzn.to/2z1b5I1​

Xanthan Gum - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2zoYxuC

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