Friends, today in this article I want to tell you a little about Russian pancakes and show the recipe for their preparation.
Everyone knows that there are many kinds of pancakes, but few know the history of the origin of pancakes and where they came from when they became especially popular and in which country the first pancakes were prepared.
The origin of pancakes. Who invented them?
Pancakes are considered from ancient times as a national Russian dish. Even the ancient Slavs baked pancakes, giving them a round shape to a golden color, so they looked like the sun and more often on holidays.
Also pancakes were baked for a thousand years before the principalities for ancient rituals and religious holidays. Pancakes were also used for various divination.
And now in many families do not forget the recipe for real pancakes, adding in them various fillings and sauces.
What is the difference between Russian pancakes and others?
From the Slavs pancakes went all over the world. Each country has contributed to the preparation of pancakes.
Englishmen like to bake pancakes in a dry frying pan and make them very sweet, adding various syrups. The Germans and the French like to make pancakes very thin almost transparent. But fill the finished pancakes with cognac and sprinkle with powdered sugar. In America and Mexico, pancakes are baked thick, adding butter, sugar and various fillings, and maple syrup is also used.
How were pancakes baked in Russia?
Our grandmothers baked pancakes from the leaven. It comes from the remains of dough, after each baking. It added eggs, vegetable oil, melted milk, sugar, salt and flour. The kneading dough was waiting for it to rise and bubble. Ready dough Spread out on a hot frying pan, greased with a slice of fat. Fried pancakes from two sides. Then spread on a plate and greased with butter and sprinkled with sugar. Various jams, sour cream and honey were used as fillings. Pancakes are usually baked for holidays.
Today, there are many different recipes for pancakes. Everyone bakes pancakes according to their recipe. I want to show you my recipe for pancakes.
Ready pancakes place on a plate and pour with butter and sprinkle with powdered sugar. You can also add any jam, sour cream and honey to the pancakes.
That's how I got beautiful pancakes of golden color. Try to eat pancakes at once and hot so they are much tastier.