Peanut crepes with dulce de leche filling

That Easter weekend when my brother and his family stayed with us, my brother and his wife attended mass at the Antipolo Cathedral then visited the commercial center beside it. Some background. That commercial center was once an open-gym-like structure with stalls of … [Read more...]


Crêpes with apricot jam and syrup

I'm not a fan of pancake syrup. When I was a child, I ate my pancakes with butter and nothing else. I would later learn that sweetened condensed milk made pancakes even more fun but I really never acquired the habit of dousing my pancakes with bottled syrup. Speedy likes … [Read more...]


Easy dessert crepes, version 2

Crepes are thin pancakes. How thin they have to be to distinguish them from breakfast pancakes, I do not know. I like mine paper thin, as thin as I can manage to cook them without breaking them. I usually stuff my crepes with fruits then drizzle them with syrup but even … [Read more...]


Breakfast crepes with caramelized apples and cinnamon

Crepes, or very thin pancakes, are not commonly associated with breakfast. More often, crepes are served for dessert. I made these crepes with apples and cinnamon for breakfast today but I know that they'll be just as good if I serve them for dessert. If you make these … [Read more...]


Nutella Crepes

A crepe is a very thin pancake. It may be sweet or savory. It may be served open-faced, folded or rolled. If a crepe is sweet and Nutella-filled, you can call it Nirvana or Heaven. Or any word that approximates an out-of-body experience. Because it is truly delicious.The … [Read more...]


Midnight snack: crepes, bananas and guava jelly

We were watching some DVDs last night and, close to midnight, we found ourselves hungry only to discover there was no bread in the house to make some quick sandwiches. There were boxes of cereals and lots of milk but cereals just don't seem right for a midnight snack. My … [Read more...]


Crepes a la mode

We were watching Little Miss Sunshine a couple of weeks ago and there was this scene where Olive (Abigail Breslin) ordered waffles a la mode (she pronounced it a la mo-dee). The waitress explained that it meant the waffles would be served with ice cream and her uncle went on … [Read more...]


Crepes and cheese

My family used to love pancakes. We've been pancake eaters for years until I discovered a very simply recipe for crepes at the back of a Maya pancake mix box. Since then, pancake mixes becomes crepes... oh, about four out of five times. We like experimenting with syrups to … [Read more...]