Chestnut Flour Crepes

Chestnut Flour Crepes

Crepes are very popular throughout France, but are also loved in many other parts of the world.  The word ‘crepe‘ is French for pancake,  and originates from the Latin word “crispus,” meaning crisp. In France they were originally called galettes crepes, meaning flat cakes.

Chestnut Flour Crepes - Crepes by David Monnieaux

The traditional ingredients include flour, eggs, milk, butter and a pinch of salt. For those of you that have traveled to France, and Paris in particular, you, no doubt, noticed the presence of Creperie stands throughout your travels, and were invited to try these irresistible treats at one point or another. Continue reading