Nothing gives me such pure unadulterated delight like the aroma of vanilla crepes in the morning. It takes me way back to my childhood when mum would make us breakfast on the weekends. Well ,mostly Sundays.
Last weekend I was super excited because my dad came to visit! He stayed for a couple of days and this gave me the opportunity to cook for him on several occasions. Now that I think about it, I do not remember the last time I cooked for him…I must have been a teenager! So one of the things I made for him are red velvet crepes.
I must admit, this was my first time to have a go at tini, swahili for beetroot. As a young girl, i would occasionally find it oddly perched on the lower tiers of the refrigerator. Only now do i appreciate its healthy nutritional value. This ruby red delectable pancake is a must try for any curious palate.
This cold season, I have been trying to get as much vitamin C as I can. For me and my little munchkin. This week began with a scratchy throat and yes, eventually, I got the sniffles. So when making my crepes (thin pancakes), I reached out for oranges and decided to add them to my plate. It is common knowledge that vitamin C is a very important part of breakfast as it gives the liver a robust wake-up call, flushing it out and preparing it for the days work. In order to reduce the sharp citrus taste of the oranges, I opted to caramelize them. Continue reading Cinnamon Crepes with Caramelized Oranges