Note Nasturtium flowers are available from select delicatessens and farmers' markets.
Brunch. One of the finest words in the English language. It's been misused and horribly abused in some circles for decades ("We must do brunch, dah-ling!"), but it's time the rest of us reclaimed it as a Sunday ritual. Brunch is just the thing when you get up too late for brekkie but you can't wait for lunch - and truth be told, you fancy a glass of something light and bubbly. Because you can do that at brunch. Drink, I mean. Without anyone batting an eyelid. To kick off our brunch revolution, try these stuffed crêpes with a glass or two of fine, oh-so-pale sparkling wine - either one of the many excellent local cool-climate examples or the real thing from Champagne. A blanc de blancs bubbly would be perfect. Usually made from 100 per cent chardonnay (hence the name: white wine from white grapes), blanc de blancs sparkling wines tend to sit at the lighter end of the style spectrum, with a refreshing, citrusy edge to the acidity and an intense but focused character in the mouth - great for matching up to the zing of the lemony ricotta and herb-filled crêpes, and the power of the smoked trout.
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