Blinis are a traditional Russian vehicle for caviar and other petite delicacies. Be adventurous with your blinis and use them in dessert or as a base for any of your favorite canapés.
Blinis are a Russian dish, most comparable to the American silver dollar pancake, only much more refined. These hand made light and airy cakes are very versatile and although they can contain sugar, they are used in both sweet and savory preparations.
Warm your blinis gently on the stove top or in a microwave and top them with an array of choices. A dollop of crème fraiche and a spoonful of caviar or smoked salmon is a very tradition Russian choice, but these petite pancakes are a blank canvas.
Try layering them with sweet cream and berries for a soft and delicate napoleon like dessert. Or serve them hot with a scoop of ice cream and home made syrup for an elegant take on pure comfo
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