Layered Crêpe Dish

Sopa de Crepas

Preparation info
  • 8

    or more servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

This is an example of a sepa seca, or “dry soup,” a category that will be less baffling if you follow the Mexican reasoning that starchy ingredients like rice, pasta, or crêpes turn into a “soup” when they absorb liquid in cooking. My mother perfected a version of this dish—a takeoff on more traditional filled crêpe dishes—and always served it for parties. It has a lot of the “layering” of flavors that I love and have adopted in my own cooking. My contribution was to make a layered c