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mini pancakes

Petit plateau des blinis ce soir.

Blinis came to France from Eastern Europe, where they were often made for religious holidays, and were made of buckwheat. In France they have evolved into mini or slightly less mini crêpes made with flour, milk and eggs, most popular as an hors d’oeuvre with seafood and crème fraîche and sold in the supermarché near the smoked salmon and cartons of tarama.

Bread, pancakes, etc

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Guillaume Capron from Issy les Moulineaux, France