A Pancake Tour Around the World: Let’s Get Stacked!
All you need is a big appetite and fork. Let's dig in...
In Mexico, their pancakes are thin and cinnamon is added to the batter.
Fun fact: these were the first pancakes documented in history. Greek-style pancakes are traditionally topped with honey, cinnamon, and walnuts.
U.S. & Canada
A fluffy buttermilk battered pancake is the traditional American and Canadian way.
Cong You Bing
These pancakes are crunchy on the outside but soft on the inside and loaded with scallions. They come with a side of soy sauce, too.
Pancakes with Sugar and Lemon
The British make a very thin pancake and sprinkle lemon juice and sugar on top.
In Somalia, the pancakes are made from sourdough. They are light, chewy, and served with a meat based stew.
These are thin large pancakes that are filled with sweet or savory fillings and folded over.
Koreans serve this dish as an appetizer. Kimchi pancakes consist of chopped kimchi and scallions that are pan-fried and served with a soy-based sauce.
Russians like small but thick buttermilk pancakes. They incorporate a cultured, sour milk in the batter.
These are corn pancakes folded over with cheese in the middle.
An uttapam is a pancake with various vegetables of your choice cooked in the batter.
It's a cross between a crêpe and a pancake. A Pannekoek is folded and topped with lemon juice, cinnamon, and sugar.
A Blini has a nutty flavor due to it traditionally being made of wheat or buckwheat flour.
Malaysians coined a griddle pancake with a peanut butter filling.
Basically, it's a loaded cabbage pancake topped with anything you like.
That's all for the pancake world tour. Happy National Pancake Day!