FRENCH CRÊPES ~ Paper thin, made from simply flour, eggs, milk and butter. As a dessert, regular flour is used, and the finished crêpe is served sprinkled with sugar, or filled with a sweet filling. The savory version, served as a main dish, is made from buckwheat flour, and filled with a savory filling like ham and cheese or spinach. Crêpes are a specialty of the Brittany region of France.
Pear French Crepes Filling: 2 pears, peeled 1 tablespoon butter 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 1/4 tsp sea salt, Juice & grated zest from 1/2 orange 1/2 cup fresh ricotta cheese, at room temperature For Crepe Batter: 1 large egg 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup flour 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons melted butter, divided