Still eating yesterday's stack ...
On the menu today: Baghrir - crepes with a thousand wholes - Moroccan delight What are you having?
I LOVE starting new traditions and I take almost any reason to do it. Pancake Week is no exception. Couple years ago I started a tradition of eating pancakes out somewhere. Last year the gathering was a little disaster and not because the pancakes were bad - they were delicious! - but because Little Love… Continue reading Pancake Week 2017, Day 2
Hello-Hello! Welcome to Pancake Week 2017! Because I have a not-so-secret addiction to pancakes, everyone who I can get my hands on during this week shall eat pancakes! Maslenitsa - aka the Pancake Week / Butter Week / Crepe Week - is a folk and religious holiday for the Orthodox Christians, celebrated during the last… Continue reading Pancake Week 2017, Day 1
Not pancakes, not even crepes, though sometimes referred as such, MSEMMEN are a favorite Moroccan treat. These fried envelopes of puff dough are to die for! Traditionally served all deep-dipped in honey-butter sauce with Moroccan mint tea, they are the best for afternoon tea (or my all time favorite late night late night ceremony). They are… Continue reading Pancake Week – You Have Not Tasted This One Before
In response to the "Write Now... Yes, Right Now!" challenge from PhoTrabloggeer and inspired by Amy from The World is a Book. One of my most valued possessions is a very old recipe book. It's an old notebook, a calendar diary of 1966, to be exact, with yellow pages and torn cover. It's filled with… Continue reading Pancake Week – Hand-Written Recipe
Guess what? It's the Pancake Week again!!! Check out my last year's posts on Pancake Week to get you started while I go and cook some goodies to show-off 🙂 1. Pancake Week! 2 & 3. Pancakes Around the World: part 1 and part 2 4. Ukrainian Pancakes Enjoy and see you soon!
This is classic. As you may or may not know, Soviet cartoons were outstanding in many aspects. First of all, quality. The best choice of subjects were hand-drawn. The voices were perfectly matched. Besides, all the best cartoons are hilarious!! But the most valuable - and surprising - thing about these Soviet cartoons that became… Continue reading Hilarious Pancake Week Soviet Cartoon
Did you know how many varieties of pancakes are out there?! I am talking - pancakes! I am taking you on a Magic Flying Pancake Trip Around the World! We will start our journey in Ukraine, the country I was born in. Ukrainian cuisine, although similar to Russian and often mistakenly taken for, has a… Continue reading Pancakes Around the World, part 1
What? Haven't you heard yet? The Pancake Week is in full swing, people! This is how I celebrating: The origin of this tasty week (or day, depending on the country) is religious. Historically, the purpose of this time was to use up all the dairy you had in possession before the Great Lent. So, the Pancake… Continue reading Pancake Week!