The history of the crepe.

Crepes are a traditional dish commonly eaten in Brittany. Became particularly famous in France and elsewhere, it is served like a pancake, plain or topped with various, sweet or savory ingredients. According to the legend, the Breton crepes were born from the clumsiness of a farmer who left his buckwheat porridge on a hot stone in his fireplace. We can also find them in the twelfth century from traces of buckwheat pollen found in peat bogs in Brittany.

The famous Breton crepes are a real motivation for travellers to come to Brittany. But be careful not to confuse galettes and crepes! The first is salted with black buckwheat flour while the second is sweet with wheat flour.

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