The crêpe is a type of very thin pancake, usually made
from wheat flour (crêpes de Froment) or Buckwheat flour (galettes).
is of French origin, deriving from the Latin crispa, meaning "curled".
While crêpes originate from Brittany, a region in the
northwest of France, their consumption is widespread in France and Quebec.
In Brittany, crêpes are traditionally served with cider.
Crêpes are served with a variety of fillings,
from the most simple with only sugar to flambéed crêpes Suzette or elaborate savoury fillings.