Crepes

  • Why crepes for candlemas?

    The tradition of eating crêpes at Candlemas is attributed to Pope Gelasius the 1st, who had pancakes distributed to pilgrims as they arrived in Rome. It is also said the…

  • Why do crepes stick to pan?

    Slowly heat the pan to the desired temp. If you try to heat it too quickly you’ll constantly be fiddling with the temperature knob because it will start burning or…

  • Will crepes stick together?

    Crêpes, even warm, can be stacked and they will not stick to each other. To store: Wrap stack of crêpes in plastic, foil or place in an airtight container in…

  • When are crepes traditionally eaten in france?

    In France there is a day in the year when everyone eats crepes it’s called “La Chandeleur”. This day is the Christian celebration of Jesus introduction at the Temple, 40…

  • When did crepes gain popularity?

    Crêpes took on further life in the U.S. starting around 2001, when Emy Wada, a Japanese pastry chef who’d studied in France, introduced a mille crepe cake at her New…

  • When did crepes originate?

    Crepes are a delicious French dish. They were invented in the thirteen century in Brittany. So a long time ago! Brittany or Bretagne in French is the farthest region west…

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