Monday, September 10, 2007

Sunday Morning....


Sunday Morning is a day of rest. What better way to spend that day of rest but at a market surrounded by crowds and lively activity. Especally when we are at the brink of a new season. There is an alluring smell of juevos rancheros, omeletts and sweet and savory crepes looming in the air. With my ice coffee in hand and my sun glasses on I am ready to face the day. I have so many choices of what fabulous goodies I get to choose from. In the end I go for a savory and delicious french crepe. The best part is as I am hungry and in line waiting anxiously I get to watch the process unfold, but if you are like me as well as eating them I like to make them.
They are wonderful to make at home as well as get them at the market. The trick is that you can make the crepes ahead of time by the bunches and store them away in your freezer so that you can pull them out at a moments notice.

Crepes:

1 cup ap Flour
3 eggs
1/2 cup 2 % milk
1/2 cup water
pinch of salt
and 3 tbsp butter

Whisk together the flour and the eggs, next slowly incorporate the milk. butter and salt. (it is easier to soften the butter)
After all the ingredients are combines let the mix rest for 1/2 an hour. Heat up your crepe pan, and use a non stick spray to prevent the crepes from sticking. Know that the frst one that you make is not going to be as good as the rest. It should be known as a sacrafice crepe! Seperate the finished ones with either wax paper or parchment. The great thing about crepe recipes is that they are good for either sweet or savory crepes. My favorite is chicken and mushroom.

Happy cooking.
Mary

2 comments:

LaurenBrooke said...

I love crepes! They are one of my weaknesses. Unfortunately you know me and my sweet tooth my favorite is bananas and nutella. I would love to know what market you go to that makes crepes!

Mary Payne said...

Check out the market in santa monica and venice on main street. They have great vendors for food in the morning that sell at a great price.
mary