One of the most cheerful Slavic folk holidays — Maslenitsa is celebrated in 2020 from 24th February till 1st March. Also known as “pancake week”, it’s a way to welcome spring by eating pancakes (“blini”, which are more like French crepes, rather than American pancakes). Topped or filled with sour cream, caviar, salmon, cottage cheese, berries or jam, they are freshly made every day and supposedly symbolize the Sun. By eating pancakes, people consume its warmth and energy.
Please share your favorite blini recipes and celebrate with us!
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