Buckwheat Crepes or 'Galette' differs greatly from the usual French Crepes. These crepes usually air on the savory side. You can fill them with any salty or sweet ingredients you love such as cheese, egg, bacon, mushrooms, even pineapple.
Buckwheat is the main ingredient and magic for gluten-free eaters. This type of flour is rich in fiber and contains essential minerals. Even though buckwheat flour can be costly, it is worth it because trust me, the taste makes all the difference.
In Brittany County, France, they love to roll a traditional sausage inside them and eat it after a night of partying. In fact, Buckwheat crepes are to Brittany what tacos are to Californians: a fast and easy tasty snack. So let's make this recipe and impress your friends at your next party.
- Prep Time:10 mins
- Cook Time:30 mins
- Total Time:40 mins
- 2 cups buckwheat flour
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 2 cups water
Whisk the buckwheat flour with the yellow of the egg and add water to obtain a thick dough. No clumps allowed.
Beat the egg-whites with salt and pepper until stiff.
Add the oil and the egg whites slowly to the first preparation.
Let rest one hour in the fridge—add a bit of water if the dough got thicker.
Pour one ladle of dough in a warm and greasy pan. Distribute it all around.
Let it cook slowly on one side, then use a stick to flip it on the other one.
Then repeat the operation to make a new one.
Now you can add all the ingredients you love inside it and warm it up.