18.8 C
Byron Shire
January 25, 2021

Everything is better with a crepe at Mullum Market

Latest News

Lismore police pursuit ends in charges

Police say a man has been charged over alleged pursuits and a crash overnight.

Other News

Beloved Tweed doctor honoured with petition, book

Tributes have flowed for Tweed paediatrician Dr David McMaster after his death in early January, while a petition to name a hospital ward in his honour has over 6,300 signatures.

Drowning risk warning for Australia Day weekend

Royal Life Saving is urging the public to take care around water this Australia Day weekend, with their research showing that the risk of drowning doubles on public holidays.

Teddy Sheean VC remembered in Ballina

Member for Richmond Justine Elliot spoke to a group who gathered at the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum this week to remember Victoria Cross winner, Teddy Sheean, who was awarded the highest award for bravery in 2020.

The Healing Foundation supports Uluru Statement

As the Federal Government calls for feedback on the second stage of the Indigenous Voice co-design process, The Healing Foundation has today reiterated its strong support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

From Young to Ballina: the Eoin and Barry story

Ballina councillor Eoin Johnston and local legend Barry Saxby have a long history together, as Echonetdaily discovered when Barry's race-walking champion daughter Kerry Saxby-Junna was honoured in Ballina last week.

At Esperanza Farm you can taste the difference

Story & Photo Melissa Butters Down at Esperanza Farm, you’ll find Jerrod and Susana Henderson and their four children, raising...

Cecile’s crepes are an irresistible treat at the market.

Story & photo Melissa Butters

Hailing from the southeast of France, Cecile trained at the School of Hospitality in Nice from the ripe age of 14. She moved to Australia over 15 years ago and has held her market stall ‘Peace Love and Crepes’ for the past seven years.

Cecile uses fresh ingredients from local farmers and stall holders, fully embracing the market’s policies. Buying local benefits the whole community and helps ensure food security. Customers can enjoy fresh, healthy, affordable organic food knowing that they are supporting the local economy.

Cecile’s wonderful crepes are freshly-made using husked buckwheat (the traditional French recipe uses unhusked black buckwheat which is difficult to source locally). To help create her robust gluten-free crepes she soaks the spray-free buckwheat overnight in water to initiate a process that breaks down the various toxic enzymes.

‘I love to be able to cook and make food,’ says Cecile. For Cecile, connections with people are as important as her connection with the food-making process. Even while she’s doing the washing up, she seeks feedback from customers returning their plates. ‘I love the people, I have my regulars, I get to engage and I get the feedback.’

The work can be demanding. ‘Sometimes it gets hectic – it’s physical. I’m used to it, I’ve done it from such a young age, and I love not being enclosed in four walls.’

Sustainability is core to Cecile’s approach. She is proud of her pesto, homemade from market produce, she also makes her own jam for the crepes using fresh Blueberry Field berries. The chocolate in her crepes comes from Santos in Mullumbimby. Baby spinach was previously extremely difficult to source in the area and is now supplied by a farm near the Mullum Markets. ‘It’s grown especially for me!’

You can find Cecile every week at the Mullum Farmer’s Market.


Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Drowning risk warning for Australia Day weekend

Royal Life Saving is urging the public to take care around water this Australia Day weekend, with their research showing that the risk of drowning doubles on public holidays.

How the study of dolphin airways could help save endangered whales

Paul Bibby A new study exploring the health of dolphin airways has revealed findings that could help save endangered whale species. During an eight-month study at...

Conspiratorial breaths

R Podhajsky, Ocean Shores Thanks to the Collins English Dictionary 4th edition, for insight to the realm of words. Conspire 2, to act together towards...

Wollumbin track closure may be permanent

Paul Bibby The debate over whether it’s appropriate to climb Wollumbin – also known as Mt Warning – could ultimately be decided by concerns over...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -