2/04/2006

20 More Fillings for Crepes Tonight

As I've repeated several times, crepes can be devoured savory or sweet. If you are looking for some more ideas about how to fill your crepes here are 10 savory and 10 sweet ideas.

Remember, crepes are like sandwiches, so anything goes! Taken from Brittany, a region northwest of Paris where crepes are a tradition, creperies have sprung up all over the country. Crepes are the only thing on the menu and arrive hot off the griddle with the fillings of your choice. Here are some common and not-so-common fillings.
Savory
1. Egg (cook an egg on top of the crepe-usually sunny side up style)
2. Egg and ham
3. Egg, ham and grated Swiss cheese
4. Three cheeses (grated Swiss, cheddar and mozzarella)
5. Roquefort cheese, shredded lettuce and walnuts
6. Sautéed onions in sour cream (add 1-2 tablespoons sour cream at the end of cooking)
7. Sautéed mushrooms in sour cream (add 1-2 tablespoons sour cream at the end of cooking)
8. Steamed potatoes in parsley sauce (steam 1 potato/person; dice; add 1 tablespoon butter or margarine + 2tablespoons fresh snipped parsley and salt to taste)
9. Diced feta cheese, diced tomatoes, minced red onion, black olives drizzled with olive oil
10. Cream cheese, fresh chives chopped, freshly cracked pepper
Sweet
1. Sprinkled with granular sugar
2. Sprinkled with powdered sugar
3. Topped favorite jam: strawberry, apricot, grape, raspberry, orange marmalade…
4. Chocolate sauce (or Nutella)
5. Orange crepe, chocolate sauce, whipped cream
6. Orange Crepe, honey
7. Poached apple, honey
8. Poached pear, chocolate sauce, whipped cream
9. Ice cream of your choice
10. Apple butter

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