Pancakes are one of the most popular dishes. They are in use every day, and are appropriate for the holidays at the table. It all depends on the filling. For every day - cottage cheese, fruit, vegetable, meat, fish. For the holidays, pancakes with red caviar are very popular. That is, the dish is very versatile. And also deservedly beloved, because it suggests an immense field for fantasy. But fantasy can be used not only with regards to the filling, but even the color and taste of pancakes. How about baking chocolate pancakes? Seriously? Right now? Sure, not a problem!
Thin pancakes, with which we, in fact, are dealing today, are characteristic of French cuisine. In France, they are called crepes and are prepared without yeast, in milk. The most popular thin pancakes in Brittany (France), as well as in the central regions of Germany. From Europe, thin pancakes spread to Canadian Quebec, North Africa, as well as Latin American countries. In the US, they are also most often called in the French manner - crepes.
In general, there are varieties of pancakes in almost every country. These are Russian pancakes, and Chinese pancakes, and Mongolian gambirs, and Balkan palachinki, and English pancakes, and Indian dosas, and Ethiopian ingers, and Mordovian pancakes ... The list goes on and on, but we'd better not waste time. As for the etymology, “pancake” is the word “mlyn” changed from the verb “grind”. "Mlyn" is a product made from ground flour, that is, a flour product.
Oh, pancakes are definitely healthy! They give joy, they saturate, they are very tasty. Of course, like any flour products, you need to keep your eyes open with them, because if you abuse pancakes, you will have to pay later in the gym. By the way, today's pancakes are useful for their filling - we have cottage cheese, which means that you will get at least protein and calcium with food. So, chocolate pancakes, the recipe of which we tried today, should please everyone whom you treat them to. And there will definitely be those who want to treat themselves, you can be sure! Bon Appetit everyone!