My first Russian kitchen experiment: blini (with a Belgian touch)

Blini are Russian pancakes made with yeast. They’re usually eaten with sour cream and smoked salmon or caviar but can also be topped by something sweet like chocolate and berries. As I’m veggie and looove desserts, I went for the latter version. With Belgian chocolate, of course! 🙂

Here’s the recipe:

(Sorry, it’s in Dutch. But by landing on several websites that were only in Russian,  I learnt there’s a very handy functionality in your browser that translates the page for you! Just right-click anywhere on the page and select “Translate”.)

Prijatnovo appetita!



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Welcome on my blog. I’ll be moving from Leuven in Belgium to Yaroslavl in Russia soon and this is where I’ll keep you posted about my adventures there. I’ll introduce you the language, culture, cuisine, and anything else you’d like to know about. Feel free to send me any suggestions or feedback in a message or comment. Happy reading!

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