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Martha Holmberg is the former publisher and editor of Fine Cooking magazine, the founding editor of MIX magazine, and the former food editor of the Oregonian newspaper. She is also the author of Puff, a Julia Child Award-finalist cookbook. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

James Baigrie is a San Francisco–based photographer specializing in food, interiors, and travel.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books (April 18, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1452105340
  • ISBN-13: 978-1452105345
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.8 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,770 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Martha Holmberg is an award-winning food writer and editor, former publisher and editor of Fine Cooking magazine and, most recently, food editor of the Oregonian newspaper. She is also the author of Modern Sauces, Crepes, and Puff, all published by Chronicle Books. She lives in Portland, Oregon

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This book was just what I wanted. Basic information as well as lovely recipes and photography. Easy to make and impressive presentation.
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How can something so seemingly simple be so varied and tasty? Crepes is the subject of this book and our culinary wonder. In fact the crepe could be one of the definitions for the business term KISS (keep it simple and sweet) and the definition in turn could sum up crepes. Simple and sweet (unless you have a savoury one then it would be `Simple and Savoury'.
In this hardback book the author presents 50 savoury and sweet recipes, showing the true variety and real diversity of the humble crepe, whether served up with something on the side or served `solus'. Whether it is for breakfast, brunch, an afternoon snack or something later on at night, there invariably will be a crepe (of three) for you. Naturally these can be viewed as building blocks, where the limit is only your imagination and the contents of your food cupboard.
Beginning with a great overview to crepes, crepe making and the all important tools (don't worry, it isn't really that complex, but sometimes it can be very easy to make mistakes on things that are very easy to do!). There can also be many opinions about the definitive way to make something very simple. Some people will swear by certain ingredients above all others. At the end of the day, unless you have your own "winning recipe" and will just use this book for advanced enlightenment, you would not go wrong by following the author's basic recipes and graduate on to the more elaborate, advanced stuff (!) in due course.
From the get go it is clear that the author has put some thought into her recipes. It is not just add a dollop of jam or cream and maybe a biscuit. The first savoury recipe is for `Pesto & Creme Fraiche Crepes with Arugula Salad". Rather posh, you might think, but it shows what a versatile thing the crepe can be.
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Aside from the book being beautifully written and illustrated, the real test is in the recipes. I just got the book and have only made the basic crepe so far--and it was so delicious--the author's tip on using browned butter (and how to make it), as well as her detailed instructions on the special steps needed in properly concocting crepes (think letting the batter rest in the fridge overnight) helped me create truly delectable crepes with a sublime texture. And the author clearly explained how to freeze them for later. And they freeze and reheat beautifully. I can't wait to try more recipes from the book.
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I am amazed by how quickly a light meal comes together when you start with pre-made crepes. When I take the batter out of the refrigerator after 8 hours, I make 2 or 3 crepes for immediate use with a prepared filling. After that meal, I make up the rest of the crepes, about 20 total, and store them in the fridge or freezer. This book by Martha Holmberg has provided several different batter recipes and then lays out 50 very different recipes for savory and sweet meals made from easily obtained ingredients. She gives detailed step-by-step instructions, many of which are shown with photographs. I reread portions of the book occasionally because Ms. Holmberg has provided an excellent reference covering everything I need to know about crepes. This book provides plenty of varied solutions for planning some very interesting dishes. I have one additional piece of advice:the author used a quarter of a cup of batter in an 8 inch crepe pan. Many people use a 9.5 inch pan and I seem to have better results by using a one-third cup of batter which is actually easier to flip with a table knife and produces a less fragile buckwheat crepe.
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By uri remon on November 22, 2014
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I bought 4 books on crepes wishing to introduce these to my shop. the recipes are more advance than the other books on crepes and very imaginative but you need to have some experience with crepes to make full use of this book as the recipes are quite complex
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I thought this book was poorly organized and edited. The exact same comments on brown butter (among other things), occur in several places. The duplication is unnecessary. As a further example of the disorganization, almond brown butter crepes (technically sweet) come before savory, but then there's a section on sweet.
Aside from the organization,the author seems to be laboring under the misconception that a crepe is not a thing unto itself. For instance, there are moo shu pork crepes, lox, egg and onion crepes, profiterole crepes, butternut squash, stilton and hazelnut crepes but none of the classics I was looking for. Frankly, I don't understand the need to tamper or crepeify moo shu pork, lox eggs & onions or profiteroles. Bottom line, I found few of the recipes appealing. With the exception of about two, both classic french crepes, there are few I would ever choose to make.
Overall, it felt as if the author was appropriating fillings simply to fill space. Unfortunately, this came at the expense of the classic European and Asian street crepes that are the personification of crepe-making.
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By Rebecca on November 15, 2013
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Clear and simple instructions and a wide range of crepes. We have tried about a dozen items and have been thoroughly satisfied.
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