Reply, I have Breton friends in Paris…whose mothers send them galettes from Brittany—by mail! Reply, hmm what was the price like for the complète? It was once an important crop in the Brenne – it grows well in wet areas. But judging from the crowd of Parisians, Japanese…and a couple of Brits and one American, the freshly-made galettes at Breizh Café seem to be universally loved by everyone—no matter where you’re from. And I get so much inspiration from sites like yours. And the lacyness of the crepe is superb! We’ll definitely check out the Breizh Cafe this time — buckwheat crêpes, yumm! Too bad we don’t live closer—we could’ve had a pot-luck! The restaurants now offer online book through their website. I hope I get a chance to go to Paris soon to check out it and all the great places you suggest. (Have never tasted such good apple juice as the ones from Brittany. Also, a lot of French people like crystallized honey for tartiner—spreading on toast. I had NO CLUE they had one in Paris! Rhamnus frangula). Delicious! We think not. What is different here are the galettes. Vive la Bretagne :-) I’m from Nantes (Naoned in “breton” -regional language) and I love a good galette, hope you had a good “brut” cider with that menu. It was located inside a medieval building behind a church, on the Rue de la Sainte Croix. Holiday Gift Guide: Bringing France to You and Others, Chocolate-Covered Caramelized Matzoh Crunch ». There’s no shortage of strollers or hipsters hanging out in this part of the Marais on Sunday. I’m not really sure why, maybe it’s getting up in the morning and moving around. Aux Ducs de Bourgogne: Buckwheat Crepes! Reply, Wandering around a couple of months ago I came upon a street (in the XIVeme, I think) that was lined with nothing but creperies–like over a dozen of them. On my upcoming trip to Paris I hope to scope out several creperies as my husband and I get started in serving crepes at parties. Thank you for the address, I will hit it during my next trip!! Adding quality ingredients to fill the crêpe make it all the more special, and the good news is only a few ingredients are necessary. The flavor combinations are endless! Mix all ingredients in a blender. How long has the Breizh Café been open? Step 2 Heat 10-inch-diameter nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; brush pan with oil. For the crêpes: 1. Since I don’t know of any such crêperie here in Calcutta (and Mumbai isn’t exactly that close), I decided to try my hand at making buckwheat crêpes at home. Especially during the autumn and winter, these warming treats can really hit the spot. Not a lot of people do it and I’ve never seen it done so I don’t know if a spoon is needed. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Traditionally buckwheat galettes are made with only buckwheat flour, water, and a pinch of salt.In Britany, they are cooked on a billig, which is a flat, round, cast-iron griddle forty centimeters in diameter, with no rim.. Cook for 2–3 minutes on the first side. Reply, Your crêpe would be so much better with a pressed apple-juice (bio), or bubbly (alcoholized) cider? I wonder how do most Americans eat honey? They are a restaurant/factory kitchen. Whether you’re craving a buckwheat galette filled with goat’s cheese, fresh greens, walnuts and a bit of honey or a sweet crepe de froment smothered with salted butter caramel, these are some of the very best crepes in Paris. of fuzzy love) and brought her a huge bowl of chilled water before they even addressed us. Reply, Oh my goodness, that first photo is a cross between my favorite breakfast foods: crispy crispy crepes and eggs over easy. Some of the best dishes in the world are actually the simplest. Buckwheat crêpes (or galettes) are both delicate and hardy. And I like the cider. I live in Paris. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/220141/wholesome-buckwheat-crepes Reply, I read with interest your recent article in the Washington Post food section about the Apricot and Raspberry Clafouti. Reply, Never met a Breton I didn’t like or a sarrasin crepe for that matter. Gael: Reply, The buckwheat crepes sound just fabulous! Their savoury buckwheat crêpes and salads make for an ideal lunch. Enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Place flour in medium bowl.