pancakes

  • Vegetables

    Savoury Carrot Pancake

    Grated Carrot is often used for sweet pancakes. I tried to make a savoury pancake today. The pancake turned very sweet because Carrot turns sweet when cooked. Carrot might be more suitable for sweet pancakes, but this savoury pancake was actually delicious with Japanese Mayonnaise OR salty sauce such as Kimchi Flavoured Sauce. If you …

  • Vegetables

    Ukrainian Inspired Cabbage Pancakes

    Japan has the world-famous Cabbage Pancakes ‘Okonomiyaki’. Other countries have their own Cabbage Pancakes. This is my ‘Ukrainian inspired Cabbage Pancakes’. It seems Ukrainian people stew the shredded Cabbage before mixing it with other ingredients. I used my favourite method to wilt the shredded Cabbage. I added Sour Cream as I strongly believe Ukrainians love …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Bread

    ‘Mlyntsi’ Ukrainian Thin Pancakes

    Many counties have their own traditional thin Pancakes. France’s Crepes are probably the most famous ones. Ukraine’s thin Pancakes are called ‘Mlyntsi’. Similar to France’s Crepes, ‘Mlyntsi’ can be sweet or savoury. I tried a few recipes that I found on the internet, but most of them require too much Salt. I reduced the amount …

  • Potato

    Potato Pancake covered with Melting Cheese

    I was looking at many beautiful places in Ukraine on the internet, and found a place called ‘Yaremche’. I was dreaming of visiting this beautiful place and I checked some restaurants and cafes in the city as I have strong interests in those places. There is a small eatery called ‘Cafe Kolomyika’ and it’s got …

  • Potato

    Ukrainian Potato Pancakes

    I heard that Potato Pancakes are very popular in Ukraine. Ukrainian style Potato Pancakes are made with mostly Potatoes. You only need a small amount of Flour. To achieve that, you got to drain the grated Potatoes and remove excess water. You might be interested in my ‘Potato & Smoked Salmon Pancakes’. Makes 10 x …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Cottage Cheese Pancakes

    Many years ago, I learned how to cook Macedonian style Pancake from my Macedonian neighbour. I was surprised as it was quite different from the Pancakes that I usually cook. She used Greek style Yoghurt to make thick batter and a lot of Oil to fry it. Today I used Cottage Cheese instead of Yoghurt …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Sweets

    Pumpkin Pancakes

    If you have some leftover cooked Pumpkin, it would be a good idea to mix it into Pancake batter. Today I had almost 1/2 cupful of Pumpkin, but it doesn’t matter how much to add. You can add more or less, just adjust the thickness of the batter with Milk. This recipe makes very thick …

  • Okonomiyaki

    Clean-Up-Fridge Okonomiyaki

    When you have some Vegetables getting old in the fridge, there are ways to use them up. My ‘Clean-Up-Fridge Curry’ is a good way and I recommend you to try. This is another good way. Just cut all Vegetables into thin strips, mix them with the batter, and pan-fry into a large ‘Okonomiyaki’ pancake. I …

  • Bread

    Savoury Spinach Crepes

    Bread Wraps (Flatbread) are not super easy to make, but Crepe is. If you have never tried to make it before, you should try. Crepe is basically a very thin pancake, and it is super quick & easy to make. Today I added some finely chopped Spinach to the batter for extra nutrients. It looks …

  • Potato Sweets

    Dorayaki with Sweet Potato Paste

    ‘Dorayaki’ is two small pancake-like sponge wrapped a filling. The most popular filling is ‘Tsubu-an’ (Sweet Azuki Paste), but you can use any filling as there is no rule. Today I made with Sweet Potato Paste. You can reduce the amount of Sugar when you make the paste, so that you can enjoy the natural …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Nuts

    Chestnut Cream Dorayaki

    ‘Dorayaki’ is a Japanese sweet of two small pancake-like sponge wrapped a filling of Sweet Azuki (Red Bean) Paste. These days there are many variations. On the other day I saw Chestnut Cream Dorayaki that was available from a convenience store chain in Japan. I love Chestnut Cream as you can find how much I …

  • Bread

    Savoury Crepes

    Kale Slaw & Tuna Wrap is my favourite lunch. On the other day, I wanted to make it but I didn’t have any Bread Wraps. Then I decided to make this Savoury Crepe. It’s basically very thin pancake, that is super quick & easy to make. I won’t buy Bread Wraps any more. Those store-bought …

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