There's only one country in the world that could take something so crude, a list of ingredients any bumpkin ought to have within reach — a bit of flour, egg, milk, and butter — and turn it into a foodstuff that encapsulates, at once, the historic marriage of Catherine de Medici to Henri II; the yokel farmer celebrating Shove Tuesday; the intrigues of a 17th-century royal court; the seminal treatise of Europe's greatest gastronomic revolution, and... your breakfast. The dish is crepes with cream sauce. Want to take a... More >>>