Sunday, May 17, 2015

25 Pancakes From Around the World

Delicious pancakes 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Written by Alexia Dellner

In honour of the wonderful and delicious holiday that is Pancake Day 2014,
we present to you an array of pancakes from all around the world. Some
light and fluffy, some loaded with toppings, and others just plain
bizarre…

Quick FYI:  International Pancake Day is on Shrove
Tuesday/ Mardi Gras, which is on 4th March this year. But who needs an
excuse to eat pancakes anyway? Get some recipe ideas below…

1. American pancakes

American Pancakes 25 Pancakes From Around the World
The inventors of National Pancake Month (every February, we thank you
America), these pancakes from the US are thick and stacked high, often
filled with toppings like blueberries or chocolate chips, and then
smothered in butter and maple syrup. Also called griddlecakes or
flapjacks, American pancakes are usually eaten for breakfast.

2. French crêpes

French crepes 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Crêpes are thin pancakes that are traditionally made with wheat or
buckwheat flour. They can be made savoury or sweet. Crêpe Suzette is a
pancake with a boozy orange sauce, served flambéed.

3. English pancakes

English pancakes with sugar and lemon 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Similar to French crêpes, English pancakes are thin and usually
topped with a sprinkle of sugar and a squeeze of lemon before being
rolled.

4. Mexican tortillas

Mexican tortillas 25 Pancakes From Around the World
These savoury pancakes are usually made from maize and can be eaten
by themselves or filled with beans or meat to make tacos, enchiladas and
quesadillas.

5. Russian blinis

Russian blini 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Made with yeast and buckwheat flour, blinis are small and thick
pancakes often topped with sour cream and fish. Caviar blinis make an
elegant appetizer.

6. South Indian/ Sri Lankan dosas

Indian dosa 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Fermented crisp crêpes made from rice batter and black lentils. Often served with chutney, ghee or spiced pickle.

7. Indonesian surabi

Indonesian surabi 25 Pancakes From Around the World
A traditional small and dense pancake made from rice flour, wheat
flour, salt, grated coconut, or coconut milk. Can be eaten plain or with
sweet and savoury toppings.

8. Dutch poffertjes

Dutch poffertjes 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Miniature fluffy pancakes with a spongy texture, poffertjes are cooked in a special pan and usually topped with icing sugar.

9. Vietnamese banh xeo

Vietnamese banh xeo 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Made with rice flour and coconut milk, these crispy pancakes are
usually stuffed with pork, shrimp and bean sprouts and served with fish
sauce. Pronounce it ‘ban say-0′.

10. Venezuelan arepas

Venezuelan arepas 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Small fried or baked corn pancakes that can be split in half and filled with meat, beans, veggies and cheese.

11. Malaysian min chian kuih

Malaysian min chian kuih 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Made with ground peanut, red bean paste and soy milk, Malaysian pancakes are served with egg and coconut milk custard.

12. Argentinian pancakes

Dulche de leche pancake 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Similar to French crêpes, these pancakes aren’t topped but instead
filled and rolled – usually with chocolate and dulce de leche!

13. Chinese Mandarin pancakes

Mandarin pancake 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Thin and chewy pancakes made from flour and water before lightly
fried in sesame oil. Can be served with Peking duck or Moo shu pork.

14. Ethiopian injeras

Ethipopian injeras 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Flatbreads made from teff flour, and served with stews, dips, cheeses
and salads. These pancakes have a spongey texture and are perfect for
mopping up sauces.

15. Korean bindaetteok

Korean bindaetteok 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Bindaetteok translates to mung bean pancakes, and these are made with
kimchi, bean sprouts, a little pork, and mung beans of course. Served
with dipping sauce.

16. Japanese okonomiyaki

Japanese okonomiyaki 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Okonomi literally means “to one’s liking,” and while most versions
will consist of batter and cabbage, there are countless variations.
Common fillings include meat, seafood, wasabi, cheese and squirts of
mayonnaise or plum sauce.

17. Turkish gözleme

Turkish gözleme 25 Pancakes From Around the World
A savoury flatbread made with flour, salt, and water and rolled out
thinly and cooked on a grill until little brown spots (or “goz” – eyes)
appear. Delicious with spinach and feta.

18. Swedish pannkakor

Swedish pannkakor 25 Pancakes From Around the World
A thin pancake that is usually topped with whipped cream and
strawberry jam. Traditionally eaten on Thursdays after a bowl of pea
soup!

19. Finnish pannukakku

Finnish pannukakku 25 Pancakes From Around the World
A vanilla-scented pancake that is baked rather than fried or grilled,
creating a puffed-up cake with a crisp top and gooey inside.

20. Scottish/Irish/Welsh scotch pancakes

Scotch pancakes 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Also known as drop scones, griddle cakes, or crempog. Scotch pancakes are eaten warm with butter and jam, a bit like toast.

21. Polish placki kartoflane

Polish placki kartoflane 25 Pancakes From Around the World
These potato pancakes are similar to Jewish latkes, but are slightly
mushier and are often served with meat sauce, goulash, apple sauce or
mushroom sauce.

22. Australian/ New Zealand pikelets

pikelets 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Pikelets use self-raising flour to create light and airy miniature
pancakes. Can be eaten hot or cold and usually eaten with butter and
honey or jam for afternoon tea.

23. Algerian baghrir

Algerian baghrir 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Meaning “pancakes with a million holes,” baghrir use yeast to create
spongey, crumpet-like pancakes. Delicious served with honey.

24. Thai khanom bueang

Thai khanom bueang 25 Pancakes From Around the World
This popular street food is made from rice flour and bears
resemblance to a crisp taco. Usually filled with thick coconut cream and
a sweet or savoury filling.

25. Novelty pancakes

Pancakes on a stick 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Chocolate chip pancakes and sausage on a stick – disgusting or delicious? You decide… Image: JimmyDean

Justin Bieber pancake 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Bieber fans can get a taste of the singer himself with Chicago-based artist Katherine Kalnes’ celebrity pancakes made using batter, frosting, chocolate chips, blueberries and raisins.

Fish pancake 25 Pancakes From Around the World
A fish pancake!


Pancake CAKE 25 Pancakes From Around the World
A cake made of pancakes. A pancake cake. Genius!

Burger pancake 25 Pancakes From Around the World
Is it just me, or does this pancake burger not only look so delicious but it also just feels so right…

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