Oh crêpe!

Crepes

This post is a product of three things: 1) my 5-year old requesting crepes for breakfast 2) the realization that I didn´t have crepes on my blog combined with months and months since my last post 3) it´s Sunday 🙂

I got the recipe from my baby sister when she was about six or seven. No joke. And it is the best crepes recipe I have ever tried! Simple, easy to remember and the first crepe never breaks. That´s close to a miracle in the crepe-making world. At least in mine. They taste really good, and the consistency is the perfect combination of light and moist, sweet and salty. And the best part – they work just as good for breakfast as they do for dinner or an evening meal.

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Knekkebrød / The crisp bread: A Scandinavian staple

Knekkebrød, or crisp bread, is said to be over a thousand years old and was one of the foods accompanying the Vikings on their raids. Today it serves as a quick, tasty and healthy breakfast or a between-meals snack. For many, many years I have eaten Wasa´s various crisp breads. It didn´t occur to me that I could bake my own until my mom started baking crisp breads. My family is addicted, so my mom bakes a batch just about every weekend, lasting the entire week. Last weekend I was home, baking with her. 🙂

Good news: you will need few ingredients and the crisp breads almost make themselves. A tiny bit of effort that will be rewarded for the rest of the week.

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