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 Lemon Ricotta Crepes with Blueberry Sauce

Nicole Franzen is a photographer and food blogger who has worked in all stations of the restaurant industry -- from bussing tables to cooking to managing the front of the house -- and lived in beautiful places all over the world. Nicole has been posting recipes on food52 for just over a month, but she's done so with gusto -- and mostly outside of the bounds of our recipe contests, which we always love to see. We've been transfixed by her lovely photos and vibrant recipes from the get-go: from her simple, striking duo of tortilla recipes on day one (Tortilla Soup and Mi Tortilla Española) through to her latest White Bean, Celery and Cress with a Blue Cheese Vinaigrette and Lemon Ricotta Crepes with Blueberry Sauce. Are you not transfixed? Bet you are! See Nicole Franzen's profile page and fan her here.


Read Nicole's profile Q&A below:

  • What do you cook when home alone?
    I love pastas, and salads.
  • Your most treasured kitchen possession:
    My zester, and 8 inch wustof
  • Your ideal meal:
    Fresh vegetables and seafood
  • The number of bottles of wine you own:
    3 bottles of champagne chillen in my fridge, waiting for the proper occasion
  • The ideal number of guests for a dinner party is:
  • Kitchen pet peeve:
    dirtyness, and poor food preparation
  • Your favorite cookbook:
    Anything by Thomas Keller, Charlie Trotter, Alice Waters, Barefoot Contessa, Jamie Oliver, Gordon Ramsey, and much more...