Crepes with Banana Currant and Butterscotch Sauce

My Favourite Crêpes

Crepes with Banana Currant & Butterscotch Sauce myfavouritepastime.com_2841The word crêpe is a French word derived from the latin word, crispa, meaning ‘curled.’ Crêpes are widely eaten in France, Belgium, Quebec and many parts of Europe as well as North Africa and Japan. They can be served for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, depending on the filling. Savoury crepes with ham, sausage, and cheese can be served for dinner and sweet crepes with Strawberries and Cream can be served for breakfast. You can fill them with virtually anything you dream of, that suits your palate.

Crepes with Banana Currant & Butterscotch Sauce myfavouritepastime.com_4071The basic ingredients are eggs, milk, butter and all-purpose flour. For savoury crêpes, the all-purpose flour can be substituted with buckwheat flour, which is gluten free.

In South India, crêpes made  of fermented rice batter and black lentils, and are called dosa. Dosa is commonly eaten as a breakfast or dinner dish. It’s served hot, either folded in half or rolled like a wrap with some chutney and sambar. The crepes I made today can be served for breakfast or as a dessert. I wish all my friends in the US a “Happy Thanksgiving” Kindly mail me a turkey leg or some left over pies. I wish you a fabulous weekend.

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Crepes with Strawberries and Cream

Delicious, Filling and Easy to Make…

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Today we had lots of rain in the evening. I love rain because the car gets a natural wash, and that means I don’t have to schedule a car wash. Funny reason to love rain. What about you? do you love or hate rain?

I stumbled upon this blog where someone actually listed 20 reasons why she hates rain. Some of the reasons were valid like: people driving carelessly and causing accidents, or the rain eroding the paved roads and causing huge ugly potholes or the rain making everything wet and slippery. But one of the reasons was really out of place: “I hate rain because it hides the sun” hides the sun????

And then I came across this reason that absolutely contradicts my reason for loving rain: “I hate rain because thousands of people have to wash their cars, the following day.” Then I went oops! I guess it depends on where you live, whether the roads are paved or not, and whether the rain comes down in gentle trickles (like it does here) or in gusting torrents. Okay so no more ‘rain talk’.

Crepe with Strawberries & Cream_9328I hope you all had a wonderful week. My week wascomme ci comme ça’ nothing good or bad to celebrate or whine about. I think that’s a good sign. I ‘met’ a lot of wonderful people on the WordPress platform. I love meeting and talking to people. I’ll soon introduce them to you, when I cook or bake from their blogs. I also got one of my friends to do a guest post. Next week I shall be sharing this as well.Today I want to share with you a simple recipe for Crepes. Yes, plain old crepes, but I love them, with a passion.

Crepe with Strawberries & Cream_9330This is what I had for breakfast on Sunday. It was wickedly delicious and fattening, but I enjoyed it anyway and ate every morsel on my plate. I’m planning to repeat the same very soon. Now for the recipe…. Continue reading