Who doesn't love Crêpes? Created and made famous by the French, Crêpes are similar to a pancake only thinner and typically used to wrap around a dessert or other food.
Crêpe Day, also known as la Chandeleur in France, began as a religious holiday associated with Candlemas, but stems from more pagan traditions. On this day, the French people traditionally eat crêpes. Believed to celebrate the return of sunny days, crêpes symbolize the sun and the composition represents the flour of the harvest that will bring prosperity in the coming year.
Uniting the World on Crêpe Day
Holidays are meant to bring people together and Crepe Day is no exception. Here are some fun ways to celebrate this holiday with friends and family.
Have a Crepe Party. Invite friends, have everyone bring an ingredient of choice to put into the crepe. Anything from Steak, veggies, fruits and sweets can be rolled up into a crepe.
Have a Dinner party with Crepes. Don't want to risk the choices of the above suggestion from your dinner guests, then come up with your own savory and sweet crepes and make it a fun unexpected dinner.
Create some fun afternoon / after school snacks. Let your kids roll up their own meat and cheese crepes or fruit and yogurt crepes.
Make some delicious crepes for breakfast Taylor Swift style "I love making buckwheat crepes with ham, Parmesan cheese, and a fried egg on top. It's my go-to breakfast."
Play the traditional coin ritual. If you can flip a crêpe with one hand while holding a coin in the other, then you will have financial prosperity and no financial concerns in the coming year.