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.
Brunch is the perfect excuse to indulge in a glass of sparkling with these zingy herb and trout crêpes.