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February 2, 2013 — 3 Comments

It’s probably unsurprising given my last post I’ve been craving some home cooking and something healthy, and thankfully I’ve managed to find a couple of places that serve up my kind of home-style food.

Bond Street is one of my favourite streets in NYC, I think it’s the architecture and cobble stones, but the restaurants and retail stores help – if I had a spare coupla million bucks I’d move there in a flash.

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Bond Street NYC

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Speaking of crepes.  I mentioned in an earlier post this was the first thing I ever had a crack at cooking. Since then, I’ve been trying to find the perfect crepe recipe, but there are way too many.  The one I’ve settled on however, matches all of my criteria – golden, delicate, and rich – as in, when I look at them several internal early warning good sense systems start to go off.

I rarely make savoury crepes, probably because I was exposed to this hazelnut and lemon dessert version from such a young age, but I’ve included a ‘thicker’ recipe if you prefer the savoury kind.  I’ve also added another filling option that is a little less healthy – its great, but this hazelnut combo is an absolute surefire winner.

If you want more than 10 crepes, you can double the recipe, but as I discovered with some good friends researching for this blog entry, with crepes, there’s always room for further experimentation…for the sake of posterity!  Which reminds me, my Grandmother used to make a layered chocolate crepe cake… Continue Reading…