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Bliny (Pancakes)Bliny


In a bowl, mix together the eggs and milk. Add the salt and flour; stir well. The dough can be drained to remove flour lumps. Add vegetable or sunflower oil to a skillet. Peel onion and cut into two parts. Heat the oil in the skillet. Before pouring a measure of batter in the skillet, swish the onion half in the oil first. Pour out a thin layer of the batter evenly, adding extra flour if needed. "Bliny" batter must be spread thinly when cooked, the thinner the better. Cook until a light brown, approximately two minutes on each side. Repeat process with remaining half-onion and batter.


Suggestions: "Bliny" can be served with butter, sour cream, red or black caviar, fillet of sturgeon, or lox and salmon.


Food Fare: Russian Recipes*Bliny image (C) Hugo Arg (2007). Image released into the public domain by author and copyright holder.


Recipe featured in the Ambrosia Cookbook.


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Food Fare Culinary Collection: Russian Kitchen


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