Sunday, August 24, 2014

Sinfully Rich Dark Chocolate Crepe Recipes


Gourmands with a mature palate love dark chocolate. Whether it's a rich mousse or a dark chocolate ganache cake, you can't go wrong. With this in mind, dark chocolate lovers can rejoice that there is also a chocolate crepe trend spreading across the U.S. 

Normally, crepes are made with a special flour or wheat-based batters but recently more foodies are adding cocoa into their crepe mix recipes. 

Foods rich with dark chocolate are often chock full of antioxidants, and with a healthy dosage of iron. So don't feel bad when you snack on a sinfully rich dark chocolate crepe: especially if it's one of these densely delectable crepe recipes that we found for you to salivate over.

1.) Dark Chocolate Crepes Stuffed With Chocolate Raspberry Ganache
This is a popular no-bake dessert that you can freeze up and use for the future. Not only that but remember to use organic Raspberry Jam to add a fruity touch to your crepes. Click here for recipe.

2.) Espresso Crepes with Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce
If you need a caffeine pick me up for the day, this is the perfect recipe for you. It's simple to make and the semi-sweet chocolate used will easily assuage your chocolate cravings. Click here for recipe.

3.) Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter and Strawberry Crepes
A great way to treat yourself is to make this recipe with dark chocolate peanut butter cups, strawberries, and with confection sugar. Click here for recipe.

4.) Coconut Flour Chocolate Crepes
This is the perfect recipe for you if you love ultra thin paleo crepes. This stunning recipe uses all natural ingredients, a dollop of dairy-free strawberry marscapone, and a drizzle of dark chocolate sauce. Click here for recipe.

5.) Dark Chocolate Crepes with Blueberry Cream
To make this recipe all the more decadent, consider adding dark chocolate mousse, with a medley of berries inside. Click here for recipe. 

Do you have a rich, dark chocolate crepe recipe that you love to make? If so, feel free to share it down below.

5 Delectable Pre Season NFL Recipes Even the Hungriest Fan Will Love

Week 3 of of the NFL preseason games is our best chance to witness some real football matches between fan favorites such as the New England Patriots, and the New York Giants.

Of course, we're amped up for the New York Giants vs. the New York Jets game. So far, Eli Manning has been averaging 3.06 yards per attempt in three preseason games.

If you are a New York Giants fan, remember to show some encouragement before the battle for the Snoopy Trophy.

To help get you all ready for this week's games, we compiled  some hearty yet boozy-filled recipes.

1.) Beer Can Chicken Recipe
If you have a can of unopened beer you're just a few more steps ahead into making the most NFL-worthy chicken recipe your friends will eat this week. Remember to use your favorite dry spice rubs, 1 whole chicken, and kosher salt to liven up this boozy bird. Click here for recipe.

2.) Guacamole with Tequila and Lime 
This grown up guacamole recipe gets its kick from seeded jalapeno peppers and with a tablespoon of  high quality tequila. Click here for recipe.

3.) Super Nachos
Rachael Ray developed this colorful nacho recipe  by combining red, black, and yellow tortilla chips. The pico de galla recipe also freshly revitalizes each nacho chip. Click here for recipe.

4.) Cheeseburger Quesadillas
Hungry football fans love burger and quessadillas. So why not combine both fan favorites into a memorable dish? Click here for recipe.

5.) Hearty Vegetable Stew
If you need to get more veggies into your diet, this is a surefire way to do so. This hearty recipe uses thyme, olive oil, cannelini beans and kale to ensure you get a healthier source of Vitamin A and protein. Click here for recipe.

Who are you rooting for to win this week's preseason games? Comment below!

5 Yummy MTV VMA Viewing Party Recipes

So the MTV VMA awards are on tonight: are you ready for this year's shenanigans?

No matter what, the best way to get everyone geared up for your MTV viewing party is to make delicious snacks and drinks.

We found some amazing guac, sangria, and crepe recipes that even Lady Gaga would approve of.

Here's a list of our top 5 yummy MTV VMA Viewing Party Recipes.

1.) Guacamole
For this recipe, make sure you use fresh avocados, tomatoes, and citrus juices that day. The barefoot contessa, Ina Garden, also uses hot pepper sauce, kosher salt, and onions to spruce up this popular dip. Click here for recipe.

2.) Fresh Sangria
Emeril Lagasse perfects this tantalizing sangria recipe with colorful fruits, fine red wines, and with pungent citrus juices. Click here for recipe.

3.) Chocolate Crepes
These cocoa based crepes are not only easy to make but the cream cheese and fudge sauce filling will help erase last year's Miley Cyrus moment out of your head. Yes, it's that good. Click here for recipe.

4.) Crispy Baked Chicken Wings
Instead of making fried chicken wings, this healthier alternative yields crispier skin without the mess constant frying can lead to. Remember to divide your wings between your sauce choices. Click here for recipe.

5.) Beef and Dark Beer Chili
Try using stout to make the beef taste beefier in this chili recipe. For better results, consider using a five-pound boneless chuck roast as the meat base. Click here for recipe.

Have you made any of these recipes for tonight's party? Or better yet, did you make something unique? Comment below!

Friday, August 22, 2014

CREPiNi Published in Whole Foods Magazine


In the February issue of Whole Foods Magazine, CREPiNi, along with Acme Smoked Fish Corp., declared their partnership in offering Wild Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese Crepes.

This crepe combines Acme's signature Smoked Salmon with CREPiNi's notable naked, all natural, crepe. 

For more information on this partnership and to stay abreast of Food News, click here for more information.


Thursday, August 14, 2014

5 Delicious Dessert- Style-Sushi Crepe Recipes




Ask any gourmand and either he or she will have a favorable or unique perspective on quality sushi.  

Although it takes a skilled chef to make quality sushi, we found ways for you to make dessert-style-sushi crepes in the comfort of your own home. We hand-picked the 5 best dessert crepe recipes across the inter-webs that are not only easy to make but are also kid-approved for picky eaters.


1.) Nutella Banana Sushi Crepes
Nutella is one of the most popular chocolate spreads used on crepes, bread, and on fruits. If you want to get kids to eat more bananas, consider slathering a heaping of it on a naked crepe, layer it with banana slices, evenly roll them up, and cut into smaller portions. Click here for recipe.

2.) Creme de la Crepes
This colorful recipe is widely popular in bridal showers, girl's night out, and with fancier party events. The dulce de leche, raspberry and kiwi pieces also adds a taste explosion inside each roll. Click here for recipe.

3.) Dessert Maki Chocolate Rolls
Chocolate crepes adds a darker yet richer texture to this recipe. Also remember to use sweet rice pudding and fresh fruit to round out the rolls. Click here for recipe.

4.) Strawberry Sushi Crepe with Minty Chocolate Sauce
What makes this recipe stand out is the unique chocolate sauce recipe. Just add a pinch of chili, and let your imagination run wild for a second. Click here for recipe.

5.) Fruit-Filled Coconut & Chocolate Dessert Sushi
Get your fruit serving for the day by making this dessert sushi for work. Along with coconut milk, mango, kiwi, and chocolate makes this treat worthy of being served at a high-end restaurant. Click here for recipe.

Do you have a dessert-sushi-style crepe recipe that you would like to share? Comment  below!

Friday, August 08, 2014

CREPiNi is at Stew Leonards in Norwalk, Connecticut



If you live in Connecticut, stop by Stew Leonard's in Norwalk for a wide variety of CREPiNi Crepes. We not only offer up sweet crepes such as our caramel apple, blueberry cheese, and raisin cheese crepes but we also offer up savory crepes such as our feta and spinach, veggie roll, and four cheese crepes. 
                                                  
                                                    Stew Leonards in Norwalk, Connecticut

100 Westport Ave, Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 847-7214

Saturday, August 02, 2014

CREPiNi Nominated for Martha Stewart's American Made Award


Martha Stewart's American Made Contest showcases how innovative makers are. The program is comprised of people and communities that have employed their passion for quality craftmanship and well-designed goods into a way of life.

CREPiNi is honored to be nominated for this award. As a pioneer in the crepe-making and crepe-automation industry, we strive to provide quality crepes into your table. We produce up to 12,000 crepes per hour for distributors, retailers and food service providers nationwide. Not only that but CREPiNi products are sold at more than 1,750 stores and we launched a new e-commerce website this year, allowing us to deliver directly to consumers who are loyal fans of our product.

To our loyal fans, friends, and family, please share this link unto your Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Blog page. We'd greatly appreciate the support! 



Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Crepe Team Featured in Brooklyn Eats & Fancy Food Show Article


Brooklyn, New York is a delicious haven full of gourmet treats and although we're aware of this, we're hoping more programs like Brooklyn Eats can spread the word. On June 27, Brooklyn Eats showcased the Brooklyn Borough's replete range of food possibilities stemming from ice cream to farm-grown goodies. 

CREPiNi attended both the Brooklyn Eats Festival and this year's Fancy Food Show. Our crepe stand made a strong impression with the Taste of New York section and tastily represented the Brooklyn Borough. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo helped set up the Taste New York initiative within the Empire State Development Corporation as a way to promote New York Foods.

Click here to read more.

CREPiNi Enters a New Export Market


CREPiNi will export delicious frozen and bakery line crepes into Mexican markets. CREPiNi has shipped products into Mexico in May of 2014, and it's the company's first venture into the country of Mexico.

Company CEO, Paula Reimer, has stated, "With Food Export's Branded Program and introduction to buyers, we were able to exhibit at the show (Specialty Food Association's Summer Fancy Food Show '13) and got our order with Mexico. We are excited to improve our visibility overall in the Latin American Market, which introduces CREPiNi to a completely different type of consumer. Entering the Mexican market is helping us expand our reach into a new market with high potential, and further its growing production efforts."

Click here to read more from the article.

What are CREPiNi Classics?

Veggie Roll
CREPiNi is proud to roll out a more traditional sweet and savory line of crepes.

These crepes are a variation of a Russian pancake and are made to bring back a slice of home into your kitchen.

We've already premiered our peach, strawberry, apple caramel, sour cherry, veggie roll, cheese raisin, and potato mushroom unto our online store.

Interested in learning more about our CREPiNi classics?
Check out a brief yet delicious description below on what we have to offer.
You will not be left disappointed with these flavors.

Peach
Our peach CREPiNi classics are made with delicate naked crepes and are rolled with sweet, juicy peaches. They are only 110 calories a piece and are a sure fire way to make you feel peachy afterwards.
Peach Crepes
Strawberry
Our strawberry CREPiNi classics are made with naked crepes and are rolled with fresh, sweet strawberries. This guilt-free treat is great for breakfast, brunch, and for dessert.
Strawberry Crepes
Apple Caramel
These apple caramel crepes beats any pie Grandma bakes. Imagine delicate naked crepes filled to the brim with moist, sweet, apple and cinnamon filling? These juicy caramel apple crepes go great with ice cream and gets party guests craving for more.
Apple Caramel Crepes

Sour Cherry
Pucker up for this European classic. Our sour cherry crepes are wrapped delicately in naked crepes with whole cherries. Pair this delicious treat with fruit flavored vodkas, or better yet, serve this up as an appetizer for a friend or family get together.
Sour Cherry Crepes

Veggie Roll
Think of our veggie roll as a softer, tastier egg role. We use naked crepes rolled with scrumptious onions, spiced-carrots, and stewed cabbage. Our veggie crepe rolls use a classic Eastern European filling
Veggie Rolls


Cheese Raisin
For this particular crepe we roll slightly sweet Farmer's cheese, and whole raisins. This sweet yet subtle crepe pairs well with mixed fruits, fruit jams, and caramel sauces. Bon apetite!
Cheese raisin crepes

Potato Mushroom
This classic savory crepe is filled with white mushrooms and potatoes. It not only makes a healthy snack but it also makes a great side dish to any meat dish.
Potato Mushroom
What's your favorite CREPiNi Classic flavor? Why do you like it? Comment below!

Best Summer Food-Trends Inspired Crepes For 2014

The Specialty Food Association prides itself on being ahead of food trends and, often times, the Summer and Winter Fancy Food Shows accurately predicts which trends will dominate the food industry for the coming year.

This year's Summer Fancy Food show, held between June 29-1 at the Jacob Javits center, was the biggest show held since it made its debut in 1955.

Not only were the exhibit halls bursting with snack foods stemming from 49 countries, but trend setters, consultants, and food experts identified this year's top 5 food trends along with the Specialty Food Association.

If you love to stay abreast of food trends and have a fervent love for anything that deals with crepes, check out our list of food-trend inspired crepes!

1.) Cookie Butter Spreads
Cookie spreads are paving a strong path in the food industry. Spreads such as oatmeal cookie butter, fluffernana cookie butter, and graham cracker natural cookie spread would go great inside of a naked-style CREPiNi crepe. Check out Dave's Gourmet, Gooey on the Inside, and Amoretti for more delectable cookie spread options.

2.) Smoked Foods
Smoked flavored foods moved beyond the meat category and have made a strong impression with candies, pickled vegetables, and chocolates. If you are hankering for something smoked flavor, check out this Smoked Salmon Crepe Torte Recipe. Click here for recipe.

3.) Bourbon Flavored Treats
Booze flavored anything gets patrons in restaurants, foodies into cafes, and stores stocked with unique liquor-inspired treats. Bourbon has been making a splash with seasonings, treats and snacks this year. Why not get into the fad by making Chocolate Banana Bourbon Crepes. Click here for recipe.

4.) A Cornucopia of Jerky
Jerky is getting a major face lift this year. Now more meats are flavored with innovative flavors and this also includes seafood. Machaca Tacos uses refined dry meats and it's a creative way to eat tacos. Click here for recipe.

5.) Matcha Green Tea
Green tea is like the miracle drink, especially since it's chock full of antioxidants and anti-cancer fighting properties. Now matcha green tea is leading the food industry with ice cream, baked goods, and beverage inspired flavors. Matcha green tea goes great with Matcha Green Tea Crepes. Click here for recipe.

What are your thoughts on this year's food trends? Sound off below! 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Five Best Gluten- Free Crepe Recipes:Yummy and Easy-to-Make

Gluten-free is a term that is often mentioned, followed, or even attested to in the past five years.

What many people should know is that a gluten-free diet excludes proteins (gluten) found in wheat, barley, rye, and triticale (a wheat and rye hybrid) grains.

People who suffer from celiac's disease avoid gluten due to the inflammation it causes on one's small intestines.

Although switching over to a gluten-free diet is a major change, and can take time to get used to, all is not lost. Healthy and delicious foods that can be eaten are beans, seeds, nuts, fresh eggs, fruits and vegetables, and most dairy products.

Moreover, gluten-free crepes are a great option for those on a gluten-free diet. We found five gluten-free crepes that are both delicious and easy-to-make.

1.) Gluten-Free Crepes with Raspberry Sauce
This recipe is both eye-appealing and versatile. Busy gluten-free chefs can make a stack of these crepes ahead of time and freeze them for later. Click here for recipe.

2.) Gluten-Free Buckwheat Crepes 
Popular food blogger, gluten-free-girl, perfected this delicious recipe comprised of buckwheat flour, milk, sugar, and eggs. Click here for recipe.

3.) Gluten-Free Green Tea Crepes & White Chocolate Coconut Filling
If you love green tea, white chocolate, and anything delicious in between this is the perfect recipe for you. The crepes are light, fluffy, with a hint of a vanilla aftertaste. Click here for recipe.

4.) Gluten-Free Crepes Suzette Cake
Crepes Suzette is a popular French dish that makes a delicious impression during brunch time. The cake version of this recipe recommends that you make your orange and Grand Marnier sauce ahead of time, and assemble your crepe cake the morning you plan to serve it. Click here for recipe.

5.) Rice Flour Crepes
This delicious and easy-to-make recipe goes great with dulce de leche sauce, nutella, and fresh bananas. If you are hankering for something in the middle of the night, this is the best recipe for you. Click here for recipe.

Are you on a gluten-free diet? If so, what are recipes that you recommend for anyone on it?

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Our Video From The 2014 Summer Fancy Food Show


 At the Summer Fancy Food Show this year, we premiered our crepe cakes, chocolate crepes, and CREPiNi classics. Food purveyors, foodies, and attendees naturally loved our eclectic crepes because they are made with all natural ingredients.

If you want to learn more about our products, how we retail, where we produce our crepes, and where we distribute our product than please check this video out. 


Top Five Kid-Friendly Crepe Ideas for Parents and Teachers

Kids ranging from three to to nine love to play with their food.
Learning through play is a great way to exercise one's creativity, ingenuity, and even critical thinking skills.

The great aspect about crepes is that they are versatile and pliable enough to be played with. All you need is a list of ideas, rambunctious kids, and an endless supply of crepes.

Here are top five ways you can incorporate more fun and play with your meals. Not only will kids have a great time interacting with their food but you will be able to make timeless memories right in your kitchen.

1.) In Japan, popular creperies use ice cream sculptures to encapsulate popular cartoon or anime figures inside of their crepes. All you need are naked-style crepes, candy pieces, colorful ice cream flavors (like green tea or strawberry), and ice cream scoops to achieve this activity.



2.) Kids love bunnies,'nuff said. Follow the image below to replicate this delicious bunny crepe. It's also a great way to celebrate Easter, after the little ones are done searching for Easter eggs.



3.) Strawberry shortcake is a popular dessert, pop culture character, and inspiration behind this crepe cake idea. Instead of whipped cream, kids can layer flavored yogurt. Bon apetite!



4.) If your kid is learning to love Roy G. Biv (the colors of the rainbow), then they will surely love this idea. Make different colored crepes with your kids, and have them place them according to the colors of the rainbow.



5.) Self expression via speaking, writing, and with making funny faces on crepes is a healthy way to express emotions. When kids make funny faces on whole grain crepes with apples, yogurt, and nuts, they will also eat healthier too.


Aside from doting households, teachers can uses these kid-friendly crepe ideas in classrooms to promote creativity, teamwork, and self-expression.

Do you have a kid-friendly crepe idea? Sound off below!

Five Best Wedding Crepe Cake Pictures

Planning a wedding can be stressful, especially with finding ways to make your day unique and memorable. A great way to make your wedding stand out is by breaking the all-white wedding cake tradition.

All-white wedding cakes are a time-honored tradition: because white represents purity and cake eating during weddings represents fertility and endurance.

However, more and more weddings are venturing into trendy new twists on the typical wedding cake: such as the wedding crepe cake.

Wedding crepe cakes are sparking a trend across the nation thanks to Pinterest, foodies, and all around crepe lovers.

If you are an ardent crepe lover, and want ideas on how to set your wedding cake apart from the rest, check out these six best wedding crepe cake pictures

1.) For this particular crepe, you would need to stack whisper-thin crepes. Use our naked-style crepes with this tall-tiered treat and consider using mouth-watering fillings such as chestnut, marscapone, or vanilla.



2.) A wonderful way to combine both a modern and Victorian element to your wedding crepe cake is by adorning the top with fresh white, red, or pink roses (as you see below). The rose's aroma will add a light floral taste to your crepe cake and it will add a dash of elegance to your reception.



3.) A great wedding crepe cake has different layers elevated upward. Often times, bakers use different sized crepes to achieve this feat. If you want to cut back on time, you can use CREPiNi's mini crepes atop regular naked-style crepes to yield a delicious wedding crepe cake like this.



4.) Nowadays, more weddings involve multi-colored wedding cakes. If you want to experiment, try making crepes with different pastel-colored food dyes and stack them together. Remember to add a luscious filling in between like butter cream, vanilla, or white chocolate ganache.



5.) If you're an ardent choco-holic, consider layering chocolate crepes. Chocolate crepes tend to have a rich, dark, satisfying finish and often make a strong impression with friends and family.


And there you have it. Multiple ideas, pictures, and suggestions that will help inspire you to cultivate your dream wedding crepe cake. If you want something ready-made, visit: http://www.crepini.com/ for chocolate or vanilla mille-crepe cakes.

Are you planning a wedding? What are your thoughts on wedding crepe cakes? Sound off!

Top 5 Craft Beer Crepe Recipes

Beer drinking to many is considered an art form. Whether it's testing out craft beers such as Indian Pale Ales, Imperial Stouts, or even learning to discern various bitter-tasting beers, it's a luxury good with staying power.

The craft beer movement has been exponentially growing in recent years due to breweries, events dedicated to the beer-savvy, and with the recent boom of independent craft beer makers.

What makes this movement noteworthy is that it has made strides in higher-end restaurant menus. Recipes such as Guinness ice cream, beer-battered fried chicken, pale ale chili, and beer-braised pot roast have tongues wagging.

But what about beer-based crepes? Imagine adding your favorite ale into a crepe dish? The possibilities are endless.

 We scoured the web to find five delicious craft beer influenced crepe recipes that may even rival what you get at your local gourmand-type restaurant.

1.) Beer Crepes with Beer Caramelized Apples
Instead of reminiscing about college days (it's time to retire the keg), why not use your favorite beer to make crepes with caramelized apples? This recipe works with any pale ale or wheat beer brand! Click here for recipe.

2.) Beer-Batter Crepes by Rachel Ray
Rachel Ray can do no wrong in the kitchen. Especially with this delicious yet simple recipe that only calls for beer, eggs, milk, butter, flour and salt. Click here for recipe.

3.) Pumpkin Crepes with Beer and Cinnamon Apples and a Chocolate Drizzle
Pumpkin flavored lattes, foods, and trends may be a Fall-type trend but makes a yearly impression if it's combined with your favorite craft beer. It's a divine recipe that will make Fall-lovers rejoice all year round. Click here for recipe.

4.) Beer-Battered Herb Crepes
What makes this particular beer-based crepe dish unique is the amalgamation of herbs used. If you are on a diet, this is the best crepe recipe for you since it calls for light beer, low fat milk, whole wheat flour, and eggs enriched with omega-3. Click here for recipe.

5.) Mexican Chocolate Beer Crepes
This is the kind of recipe that can be used for dessert or for breakfast according to food blogger Lillie Sue.This unique recipe uses three Mexican chilies, Mexican chocolate stout, and a great heaping of Ghiradelli squares. Is your mouth watering yet? Click here for recipe.

Have you dabbled in the kitchen and concocted your own beer-based crepe recipe? If so, feel free to share your cooking advice!

Friday, July 04, 2014

July 4th Crepe Ideas

Planning a July 4th party can be an arduous task. For example, making sure the grill is ready, having the perfect decor and finding the best spot to see the fireworks isn't always an easy task for some.

But no matter what, it's all about family and friends. When you are able to gather around the people you care about the most, July 4th festivities seem to reach memorable heights.

Imagine adding crepes into the mix? We compiled a list of delicious and easy to make crepe recipes for this special holiday.

1.) Crepe Dogs
Instead of using hot dog buns for your sausages, bratwursts and wieners, why not use Naked CREPiNi crepes? They are versatile, healthier, and ensure a less messier meal.

2.) Apple Pie Crepes
The apple cinnamon filling is beyond addictive. It's like eating warm apple pie in the comfort of your grandmother's home. Click here for recipe.

3.) American Flag Crepes
This easy to make recipe only needs plain crepes, Nutella, strawberries, bananas and blueberries. All you need to do is slather a good heaping of nutella across your crepe, and arrange your berries into the shape of the American flag (see picture above to replicate).

4.) Mixed Berry Crepes
It's delicious, nutritious, and kids love it. What makes these crepes delectable are hearty walnuts, silky honey texture, and fresh ricotta cheese. Click here for recipe.

Did you make crepes for July 4th weekend? Comment below!

Saturday, June 28, 2014

World Cup: Team USA Crepe Recipe

USA! USA! Team USA advances despite Germany defeat. It's a major feat for the U.S to be able to snag its place in the last-16 of the World Cup after duking it out with one of the tournament's toughest groups (Germany).

 Even though the US suffered a momentary loss, team USA persevered. Despite the grisly, monsoon-like conditions, the US even put up a strong offense and endured Germany's strong defense with aplomb.

For the next game, the U.S will now travel to Salvador where they will come face to face with Belgium on Tuesday. For foodies out there, the big joke between the U.S and Belgium is: Hamburgers vs. Waffles. Hopefully you get the meaning before the big game

Anyways, before the big game this coming Tuesday, get your U.S apparel out. It's not only going to be a colossal game but it's also the perfect opportunity to have a small party at your home.  Since this is a great excuse to wine, dine, and shout at your TV screen, why not make delicious Scampi and Artichoke Crepes for your guests?

It's delicious, easy to make, and packs a powerful amount of protein to keep you going during the 90 minute game. It can be your delicious break.

Chef Gabriel uses the most beautiful crustaceans out there--such as lobsters, crabs, crayfish, and scampi--and assembles a remarkable platter. This delicious crepe recipe also uses an ample amount of artichokes and cauliflower for extra pizzazz. Click here for a video and written tutorial.

What are your thoughts on the game? Have you made any interesting dishes? Comment below!

CREPiNi Attends Summer Fancy Food Show 2014


CREPiNi and The Crepe Team will serve delicious crepes at this years Summer Fancy Food Show. This year's show is held at the Jacob Javits center in Manhattan, New York from June 29 until July 1. CREPiNi's booth number is #4701, and enclosed below is a map that highlights our location.

Food distributors, registrants, and consumers in the business will partake in a wide variety of CREPiNi sweet and savory crepes. 

At this year's show we plan to introduce attendees to our newly kosher-certified crepes such as our apple blini, as well as serve delectable vanilla and chocolate mille-crepe-cakes. We're also bringing out our naked-style crepes such as our 3" cocktail crepes, 6" chocolate crepes, 10" classic naked crepes, and our 13' multigrain crepes. 

Foodies will be able to feast on an eclectic variety of filled crepes. We're bringing out our spinach feta, cheese raisin, and veggie roll (formerly braised cabbage) crepes for our ardent fans.

This year's Fancy Food Show is making strides via Twitter. If you are attending the show, and happen to enjoy what you're eating at the CREPiNi booth, tag us @Crepini on Twitter. We'd love to see your delicious tweets. 

CREPiNi Attends Brooklyn Eats Trade Show

 

CREPiNi and The Crepe Team showcased sweet and savory crepes at the Brooklyn Eats Trade Show June 27, 2014.This is Brooklyn's first food and beverage trade show that both supports food manufacturing businesses and creates a borough-wide community of food producers. 

Buyers, distributors, and hospitality representatives savored Brooklyn's finest culinary treats. Companies such as JoMart Chocolates, The Red Hook Winery, Steve's Ice Cream, Fatty Sundays, Damascus Bakery, Spoonable, Better Off Spread, and countless others, provided attendees with inimitable foodie experiences. 

The brainchild behind Brooklyn Eats is the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, which is a community that supports and advocates for its constituent's businesses. Interested in learning more about the event? Check out their website here. 

Friday, June 20, 2014

CREPiNi Products are Kosher-Certified


CREPiNi pledges to certify all of their products by 2016. These versatile crepes are easy to heat, can be served as appetizers, and do wonders at parties.

Not only that, but they are geared up for this year's Fancy Food Show. CREPiNi will be exhibiting at booth #4701 in the Javitz Center June 29 through July 1st. Attendees will get to sample an array of crepes such as spinach feta, cheese raisin, apple, veggie roll and crepe cakes.

Visit www.crepini.com for more information on our products. Follow us @Crepini for updates on the Fancy Food Show.


Friday, June 13, 2014

Win Dad's Heart With These Recipes

It's time to celebrate that all-important guy in your life--dad. We've rounded up some poignant quotes, as well as delicious recipes that will impress him.

1.) "Fatherhood is pretending the present you love the most is soap-on-a-rope."
- Bill Cosby

2.) "Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad."
- Anne Geddes


3.) "Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you're 12, but every day."
- Mike Myers

Great fathers span time, era, and personalities; and that's quite evident with these unique missives. Along with gushing how much you love dad, consider  using these scrumptious recipe ideas for Father's Day. We're sure it will surely win Dad's heart.

1.) Roasted Buffalo Shrimp
This treat is both delicious and novel. Try to serve this dish with celery stalks, cucumber slices, and crunchy fennel. Click here for recipe.

2.) Sour Cherry Old-Fashioned
This retro-style cocktail is infused with syrup-rich cherries, curls of lemon zest, and a rustic style of whiskey. Click here for recipe.

3.) Sausage-Cheddar Balls
This unique interpretation of meatballs, cheddar cheese, and an array of spices form a wonderful appetizer for any bbq, pool party, or family get-together. Click here for recipe.

4.) Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings
These tangy and sweet chicken wings have a special kick. Ginger and sesame seeds give this dish an exotic taste. Click here for recipe.

What do you plan to make for your Father? Share recipe ideas down below!

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Drink-Inspired Crepe Cake Recipes

The mille-crepe cake trend has been heating up since 2013.

Foodies have been raving about this cake comprised with thin crepe layers since they are oft-times eaten at weddings, brunches, and birthday parties.

This type of  cake, which is often time served up cold, doused in cream, and layered with colorful nuts, can also be infused with unique beverages.

We compiled a list of coffee, tea, and liquor inspired crepe-mille cake recipes that will entice and delight guests.

Green Tea Crepe Cake
Green tea is a great drink to both quench your thirst and arm your body with important antioxidants for the day. When you infuse this beverage into a crepe cake, you create a tasty dessert layered in simple bliss. Click here for recipe.

Coffee Crepe Cake
It's hard to start your morning without coffee. Imagine having a cake flavored with your favorite morning drink? This cake is layered with two sweet fillings--one creamy, one crunchy. Both flavors together yield a divine dessert. Click here for recipe.

Grand Marnier Crepe Cake
This is the perfect recipe for anyone who loves fine liquors, mandarins, and caramel. One-thousand layers of these three ingredients can make anyone crave cake. Click here for recipe.

Thai Tea Crepe Cake
What makes this recipe delicious is that it incorporates brewed Thai tea in both the crepe batter and the filling. When you drizzle the cake with homemade strawberry sauce and with fresh strawberries, you have a beverage in cake-form. Click here for recipe.

Have you created a crepe-cake recipe? If so, share your thoughts on how to make it delicious! 

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

First Date Marscapone Crepes by The Chew

 

The Chew's Carla Hall and Daphne Oz use their culinary skills to teach Sean Lowe, from The Bachelor, a thing or two about the perfect first date dessert. 

Lowe is well known for going on twenty first dates in one day on the show; however, he may not have had enough time to cook a fine meal for his lady loves. That's where the ladies of The Chew come in. 

Daphne and Carla teach Sean Lowe how to make a fail-safe, first date dessert, rum raisin and mascarpone crepes. The recipe is easy to make and guaranteed to make a wonderful first impression. Click here to view. 

Have you made crepes from scratch for a date? How did it go? Comment below!

Monday, May 26, 2014

Picnic-Perfect Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is a special day where we all commemorate those who have died serving our country.

In addition, it also celebrates the start of summer and a slew of barbecues thanks to this glorious weather.
Before you plan on going to your town's memorial day parade or even before you plan your BBQ, consider these recipes from The Food Network. 

We found delicious, all-American desserts, crispy fried chicken, and refreshing antipasto salads that will feed and tantalize any crowd.

Strawberry Country Cake
This impressive country cake is flavored with sour cream and spiced with lemon and orange zest. Add a dollop of whipped cream in between cake layers for a dreamy after taste. Click here for recipe.

Cheesecake tart with Berries
What makes this cheesecake taste divine is the fusion of Sherry, cream cheese, and lemon juice. Click here for recipe.

Ree's Fried Chicken Recipe
This recipe ensures a perfect, crispy and golden piece of friend chicken every time. Click here for recipe.

Antipasto Salad Recipe
Make this Italian antipasto salad for any picnic, BBQ, or any family get-together. The fresh ingredients coupled with rich dressings will yield smiles all day. Click here for recipe.

What are you planning this Memorial Day Weekend? Comment below!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Scrumptious Recipes for Graduates

Hats off to all the graduates. You did it!
You studied hard for those exams, crammed for those homework assignments and endured those lectures to get to this point.

William Arthur Ward has sagacious words for the next step in your life:"If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it."

Meaning: go out there and live life to the fullest. Go after your goals and do not let road blocks curb you away from reaching your full potential.

With that said, we compiled a list of delicious treats that will help you reach your potential on a full stomach.

Surprise Graduation Cupcakes
In order to make these cupcakes moist and yummy, try to use super moist devil food cake mix with milk and vanilla. Click here for recipe.

Mini Bacon-Wrapped Sausages
Remember to make this dish 2 hours ahead of time. Bake when you are ready to serve. If you want to make this dish extra festive, add celebratory tooth picks. Click here for recipe.

Three-Bean Pasta Salad
If you want a leaner salad, consider using fat-free dressing. This dish is not only great at graduations but can also spruce up a barbecue or beach outing. Click here for recipe.

Chai Iced Tea
This recipe is both easy to make and a unique addition to any party. Before you serve this drink to your guests, experiment with how much brown sugar you want to add. Not everyone has a sweet tooth. Click here for recipe.

What are you making for your graduation party? Comment below!

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Lazy Ways to Eat Crepes: Ideas and Suggestions for a Blissful Sunday

 If you Google "Crepes" you will get a myriad of results ranging from Crepe Suzette recipes to Oreo crepe cakes.

There's so many recipes to choose from, with a medley of exotic ingredients to parse through. It can be quite difficult to narrow down which crepe recipe you want to experiment with on a lazy Sunday.

You know you want to make something delicious; however, you don't feel like driving all the way to a supermarket to buy random supplies for just one, measly, crepe.

What's a person to do?

Well, we understand how lazy Sundays work and we developed a list of ideas for you to use on your crepes. It's easy enough to make in a quick second and impressive enough for friends & family.

Enjoy!

Nutella Crepes
It's America's most popular chocolate hazelnut spread and an easy way to cook with crepes. If you want to add something unique into this crepe recipe, remember to sprinkle in sliced almonds, and chopped bananas.

Three Cheese Crepes
If you have three different kinds of cheese (or two, or even one), just pack it inside of a crepe and microwave. If you want to add protein to this dish, cook chicken pieces, coated with olive oil, on a stove for 3-5 minutes. Then add these pieces inside of your cheese crepe before you microwave. After the crepes are ready, consider adding a dollop of sour cream and salsa on top. It's very tasty and filling.

Cream Cheese Berry Medley
All you need to do is mix cream cheese an assortment of berries. Remember to add sugar or light fruit juice for taste. Spread this batter inside of your crepe and you're good to go. For this spread recipe, you can customize and add whatever you deem is delicious.

Tomato & Spinach
Add tomatoes, spinach, mozzarrella cheese, pesto, and olives. Microwave for 40 or so seconds, and you're ready to feed the family.

Peanut Butter & Jelly 
It's much more than just a childhood classic. It's a great shortcut.

Do you have any 'Lazy Ways to Eat Crepes'? If so, comment below your suggestions. 

Festival of Peaches at AJ's Fine Foods from May 14- May 27th


Our friends at AJ's Fine Foods are having a Festival of Peaches at their stores from May 14- 27 in New Mexico and in Arizona. 

Jams, pastries, and all sorts of delicious accouterments are part of this special sale.  Come celebrate! Also, check out this special CREPiNi sale! Save $1.50 on a pack of our Peach Babulini Crepes.

If you live in New Mexico or Arizona, let us know what you thought of the Festival of Peaches! We'd love to hear how you plan on using peaches to spruce up a meal!

CREPiNi will be at the NRA Show 2014 from May 17-20th


CREPiNi will be sampling delicious crepes at the 2014 National Restaurant Association Show May 17 through May 20th. This year, the show is held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Swing by booth #8075 and nibble on our raisin cheese or sour cherry filled crepes. 

Buyers from all across convene together to shape up the future of the food service and restaurant business. This year's show will highlight trends from: Menu Development, Operational Issues, Marketing, Sustainability, Technology, Special Dietary Needs, and Health & Nutrition.

Not only that but culinary stars such as Duff Goldman, Rocco Dispirito, David Burke, and Marc Forgione will showcase witty banter, helpful tips, and today's trends. 

Will you be at this year's NRA show? Let's connect at the show!


Saturday, May 10, 2014

Mother's Day Meal Ideas

It's strange to think that we only devote one day in the year to our Moms. I mean, she is the one who taught us how to tie your shoes, eat, and learn.

Mom deserves some major TLC for all that she has done for us. So we hope that you stock up on ingredients, set the dining table well, and treat her to a wonderful meal.

Check out these haute-gourmet recipe ideas we compiled from Huffington Post's Food Blog that will help you get started.

Radish and Arugula Salad with Pecorino and Lemon
This aromatic dish combines wild arugula, grated pecorino, and fresh lemon juice. Click here for recipe.

Lemon and Toasted Almond Risotto
This bright tasting risotto pairs well with any meat and veggie dish. It's chewy, flavorful oats will not only impress Mom but also make the day all the more sweeter. Click here for recipe.

Dan Leader's 4 Hour Baguette
Although making these baguettes can be a rigorous process, it will teach you the basics on bread baking. Click here for recipe.

Aromatic Poached Salmon with Rye and Caper Breadcrumbs 
This dish makes for a lovely and elegant light supper. Not only that, it can also serve as great comfort food when you want to bond with Mom. Click here for recipe.

Do you have any recipe suggestions? What do you think Mom will like? Comment below!