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Christmas is the season of festivities and gourmet gatherings. If you’re looking to add a personal touch to your festive aperitif, why not opt for homemade blinis? These delicious little pancakes are the perfect accompaniment to smoked salmon, fish roe, and many other festive dishes. Although blinis are easily available in stores, it is very easy to make them at home. It’s more economical and what’s more, they will taste much better. Let’s find out together how to make these little Russian pancakes.
Make sure the pan is hot before adding the batter. This guarantees blinis that are soft on the inside and slightly crispy on the outside. If the batter seems too thick, add a little more milk to achieve a thinner consistency. You can also use other flours to make your blinis such as chestnut or buckwheat flour, they will provide a slightly stronger taste. Don’t hesitate to play with the toppings, cream cheese with fresh herbs, hummus, discover our ideas for original toppings for your blinis.
With these tips in your pocket, you are ready to impress your guests with homemade blinis during your Christmas aperitif. And to prepare your party menu without stress, find all our Christmas recipe ideas on our dedicated page!