National Crepe Day
National Crepe Day is celebrated on February 2 of every year. French invents these thin and delicious Crepes, and it is very famous in France. Crepes can be filled with anything depending on your taste with sweet or savoury flavours. On this day, just forget about the usual pancakes and enjoy eating crepes. A crepe is a form of pancakes, but they are thinner and better than regular pancakes. You can prepare crepes in so many different ways.
“I love making buckwheat crepes with ham, Parmesan cheese, and a fried egg on top. It’s my go-to breakfast“ – Taylor Swift.
History of National Crepe Day
In France, its tradition to serve the crepes on every February 2. Initially, it was named as Virgin Mary’s Blessing day and then later it was called as Avec Crepe Day which refers to the tradition of offering crepes. It is also called as Le Jour des Crepes. According to this day, if you toss a crepe and catch it in your left hand using a pan while holding a gold coin in your other hand, you will become wealthy that year. Crepes are usually made with eggs, flour, butter, milk, and a pinch of salt. Crepes are very regular in France, but nowadays it is very famous in many other countries too. Every country has its different version of Crepes like Apple cinnamon crepes and chocolate chip crepes etc.
Other Celebrations on February 2
February 2 is also celebrated as
- National Eat Ice Cream For Breakfast Day
- National Hedgehog Day
- Take Your Child To The Library Day
- Marmot Day
- World Wetlands Day
- National Tater Tot Day
- World Play Your Ukulele Day
- Lung Leavin Day
- Groundhog Day
- Candlemas Day
- National Sled Dog Day
How to Celebrate National Crepe Day
On National Crepe Day, enjoy eating crepes with your loved ones, for breakfast try some crepes filled with fruits, veggies, cheese, and eggs. For lunch, you can make crepes filled with cooked beans or turkey, cheese, and salsa. If you want crepe as a dessert then fill it with whipped cream or any pie filling and drizzle the top with berry sauce or chocolate. Also, Post pictures with crepes and share it with others on social media using the hashtag #CrepeDay.