A New Market and some Buckwheat Crȇpes!

Croissant de Lune
Croissant de Lune

Last Friday night market was a success with our new Banana gone Gourmet jam.. Have you tried it yet with a fresh croissant?

Cooking Banana Jam
Cooking Banana Jam

It is also delicious on crêpes made with buckwheat flour…scroll down for the recipe…

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This Sunday is our first market in Whistler… It is also Father’s Day!

From the Mountain I wish Happy Father's Day to my Papa
From the Mountain I Wish Happy Father’s Day to my Papa
Gooseberry Ripening
Gooseberry Ripening

 Only few hours of sunshine away before we start making gooseberry jelly and strawberry jam.

Chamomile
Chamomile

We are waiting patiently, drinking chamomile and lemon balm iced tea..

Picking Wild Flowers
Picking Wild Flowers

And making wild flowers bouquet for our table at the market.

Waiting for Strawberries
Waiting for Strawberries

We hope to see you this Sunday at the Whistler’s Farmer’s Market! We will have more of the Banana gone Gourmet , Blue Velvet , Fiery Rhubarb, Sunshine in a Jar and Bitter Sweet Morning!

Buckwheat Crêpe

Buckwheat Crȇpe
Buckwheat Crȇpe

Ingredients

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 cup buckwheat flour

1/3 cup unbleached all- purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cup whole milk

3 large eggs

1.Cook the butter in a small pan, cast iron works best, until golden brown. Remove the pan from heat and let cool.

2.Sift together dry ingredients in a large bowl.

3.Whisk together milk, eggs, and brown butter in a bowl.

4.Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture and whisk until smooth.

5.Refrigerate batter, covered, for 30 minutes or overnight.

To cook the crêpes:

1.Brush a 12-inch cast iron skillet with butter and heat over med high heat. Remove the skillet from the heat.

2.Stir batter and pour about 1/4 cup into skillet, tilting and rotating pan to cover the bottom.

3.Return skillet to the heat and cook until a light golden and top appears almost dry.

4.Loosen up crêpe with a spatula and flip over. Cook until bottom is golden, about 30 seconds.

5.Slide crêpe onto a large plate and keep warm in oven while you make more crêpes in the same manner.

6.Serve with Banana gone Gourmet,Blue Velvet or Rhubarb in Bloom Jam, and crème fraîche.

Recipe adapted from The Gourmet Cookbook.

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