Buckwheat Galettes with Prosciutto and Gruyère

Now for sequel of my Bastille Day food selection– buckwheat galettes. I fell for buckwheat galettes at a little crêperie in San Francisco (Crêpe O Chocolat). David as well as I would periodically stroll down capital from our very first little small apartment as well as enjoy the brandy hen galette (regretfully no more on the food selection last time I inspected). I never ever really felt well after consuming it, however that really did not hinder me from returning repeatedly. (In truth, that was where we consumed after obtaining wed at City Hall.) At the time, I really did not understand that it’s common to utilize a mix of wheat as well as buckwheat flour (the latter which is gluten-free) to make the galette batter, so currently the sick sensations make a great deal even more feeling.

Do not hesitate to experiment with numerous tasty dental fillings– my preferred (okay, besides the brandy poultry with mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach and also cheese) takes place to be prosciutto as well as cave-aged gruyère covered with a poached egg. The egg is, certainly, optional, however includes a good quantity important to the meal. And also, it aids to cancel the saltiness of the meat and also cheese. (It’s currently clear to me that including an egg similar to this is my variation of “place a bird on it!”) When offered with some baked veggies or a salade lyonnaise (potentially egg/bacon excessive with the last) on the side, you will certainly probably be carried to a French coffee shop without leaving the convenience of your very own house.

Buckwheat Galettes with Prosciutto and also Gruyère

Heather Sage

Prep work Time: 5-10 mins

Food preparation Time: About 2 mins per galette

Offers: 3-4


  • 8 buckwheat galettes (see dish listed below).
  • 4 ounces (8 pieces) Prosciutto
  • 4 ounces (1 mug gently loaded) cave-aged Gruyère, carefully shredded (I make use of a Microplane rasp)
  • 4-8 poached eggs (visit this site for a how-to) ¹
  • . Unsalted butter, for oiling the frying pan


Preheat stove to 200 ° F as well as established a griddle/frying pan/cr êpe frying pan over tool warmth. Sprinkle 1 tbsp cheese over the facility third of the galette. Leading with 1 piece prosciutto and also spray with one more tbsp cheese. Fold sides over (like an organization letter) as well as alloted. Repeat with staying galettes.

Gently oil frying pan with butter. Prepare each galette (as lots of as you can fit each time) for regarding 1 min per side, or till cheese is thawed as well as galette is gently toasted. Transfer to a cookie sheet or oven-safe offering plate in the preheated stove to maintain cozy (if required). Repeat.

Buckwheat Galettes

Heather Sage (greatly adjusted from Gourmet, August 1997)

Preparation Time: 5 mins

Food preparation Time: About 2 mins per galette

Makes: 12,


  • 1 mug (227 grams) milk (I made use of entire fat)
  • 1/4 mug (57 grams) olive oil, plus much more for oiling frying pan
  • 3 huge eggs
  • 90 grams (3/4 mug) buckwheat flour
  • 30 grams (1/4 mug) millet flour
  • 30 grams (1/4 mug) garbanzo fava flour
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt


Pre-heat a 9 1/2 ″ crêpe frying pan over tool warm. Incorporate milk via eggs in a mixer as well as run till well-mixed. Include continuing to be active ingredients and also mix momentarily or two (simply up until mixed).

Oil warm frying pan with oil (if required), get rid of from warm and also put 1/4 mug batter onto frying pan. Promptly spread out batter to the sides with a little, countered spatula. Return frying pan to the heater, as well as prepare the very first side up until the sides show up somewhat completely dry as well as all-time low is a little bit gold (regarding 45 seconds-1 min). Flip and also prepare the 2nd side till collection as well as a couple of, brown places show up (concerning 30 seconds-1 min). Get rid of galette to a heatproof plate and also repeat with staying batter. Pile galettes to assist them remain flexible.

DO AHEAD: Galettes can be prepared in advance (a day or even more beforehand). Cover piled galettes snugly with cling wrap as well as shop at space temperature level. If essential, reheat in a microwave (maintain in a pile, covered with cling wrap) for around 15 secs or till flexible sufficient to twist around preferred dental filling.


¹ Please keep in mind that taking in raw or undercooked eggs might raise your threat of foodborne health problem, particularly if you have specific clinical problems.

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