Quick Buckwheat Blini
Called oladyi or blinchiki (the diminutive of blini), these mini blini get their nutty flavor from buckwheat flour. They require no rising; Anya von Bremzen’s mother, Larisa, uses this recipe to make a big batch quickly. Slideshow: Breads of the World
The blini can be stored in an airtight container overnight; serve warm or at room temperature.
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