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It’s crêpes day! French crêpes recipe … délicieux

Yummy crêpes, lovely crêpes! Easy, cheerful crêpes, I thank you for making my day. La Chandeleur (or French pancakes day) is the best excuse to sod the after-Christmas diet. Enjoy them either with savoury (ham & cheese, smocked salmon, lemon & ground black pepper, bechamel & mushrooms) or sweet (sugar & lemon, Nutella, chestnut spread, preserve) fillings. The historical bit:  “Chandeleur is French for Candlemas Day, a liturgical festival that celebrates the anniversary of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple. It is a fixed date event celebrated 40 days after Christmas, on February 2. Candlemas Day originated with candlelight processions (the French word for candle is chandelle hence chandeleur) that were organized for the celebration of this festival. The roots of the celebration, however, go back to the pagan era.” Read more. Ingredients: makes 11 28-cm diameter wide crepes 250 g flour 4 eggs 1/2 l of (preferably whole) milk 50 g of melted butter pinch of…

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