What is thin, flat & round? PANCAKE!!

I love pancake & now I feel like eating it!! Since there’s no pancake here at home, let’s blog about it instead!! Before that, do feast your eye on the picture below! NICE & TEMPTING!!

WHAT IS ‘PANCAKE’

A pancake is a thin, flat, round cake prepared from batter, and cooked on a hot griddle or frying pan. Depending on the regions, pancakes may be served at any time of the day, with a variety of toppings such as jams, maple syrup, honey, chocolate syrup, chocolate chip, ice-cream, etc. … yummmmyyyy!!!

REGIONAL VARIETIES : DIFFERENT NAMES & TYPES OF PANCAKE

France : Crepes (Thin pancake usually served with sweet or savory filling)

Germany : Pfannkuchen, Kaiserschmarrn (A light, caramelized pancake that is split into pieces, filled with fruit and/or nuts, sprinkled with powdered sugar and served with a fruit sauce)

The Netherlands : Poffertjes, Pannenkoeken (usually eaten during dinner, it is slightly ticker than crepes and usually quite large. Filling can include sliced apple, cheese, ham, bacon, candied ginger, etc.)

Sweden : Scandinavian pancake, Pannkakor, Raggmunk, Aggakaka (also called eggcake, which is a lot thicker & difficult to make due to the risk of burning it)

Finland : Letty, Raiskale, Ohukainen, Lettu (usually eaten with whipped cream and/or jam)

Hungary – Palacsinta

India : Pooda, Dosa, Appam, Neer Dosa, Uttapam

Malaysia – Apam Balik (can be thin, thick, crispy, etc. Can get it at most ‘pasar malam’ @ night market. How do i know this? Because I AM MALAYSIAN!πŸ™‚ )

Actually there are more varieties of pancake, but can’t be writing about ALL of it so i will stop here for now!πŸ™‚ If you need a recipe for pancake, do visit any of the link below. ENJOY!

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