Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Pancake Day Roundup

Can you believe it's already the day before Lent?   Which means it's Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day.

A few years back we were full timing it in an RV and one of our neighbors hosted a Pancake get-together.   We all brought pancakes and had a great dinner.   There were so many varieties of pancakes,  most were the typical kind, but I made and brought Æbleskiver, which are little balls of pancake goodness.  Most of the people there had never had them, but they disappeared in short order.

So I thought I'd share a couple of few pancake recipes today.

Not only for the  Æbleskiver,  and you do need a special pan to make them in, but also for a couple of other versions of pancakes I've made.

A couple of years ago I made some Rice Flour Crepes, and I have to say they were really good, and I've repeated them a couple of times.  They taste great and are gluten free as well.

I do love making Crepes, and I made some for a Tapas Night once.  I love Crepes, because you can make them as a sweet or put a savory filling inside, and you have a totally different meal.

There was also the time I made some Buckwheat Pancakes, I'd been playing with a Blini recipe and I'm still playing with it, have not got it right yet.  But, I will persevere. 

And finally, the Dutch Baby Pancake I made recently. Actually it's not finally, cause I do want share one last pancake.

I made some Leek Pancakes one Tapas Night, they were surprisingly tasty, and since they were made with Kamut Flour, they were also gluten free.   

I just made myself hungry.  Which is kinda surprising, cause it was our monthly Boat Club last night and I should still be full from that.

I'll tell you all about that tomorrow, but for now the kitchen is calling.

I just can't tell if it's saying Crepes or Dutch Baby,  but I"m checking it out.  


Sidsel Munkholm - Author
Sidsel Munkholm - Author

Sid loves to cook, feed people and have fun in the kitchen. She shares her successes and the involuntary offerings she sometimes gives the kitchen goddess as well. And she's still looking for the mythical fairy to help her clean the kitchen after a marathon cooking session. Currently working on a cookbook showcasing the recipes from her Danish heritage.

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