Blinis with salmon: a beautiful and delicius appetizer

Blinis with salmon are an idea easy and fast to bring to the table taste and a touch of originality. Delicious pancakes typical of the Russian cuisine, the blinis are ready in just 15 minutes. To prepare simply mix milk, cream, egg yolks and flour. You then add the melted butter, a pinch of salt and yeast. By this operation of obtains a batter, which is then cast into a non-stick pan creating small circular disks with a diameter of approximately 10 centimeters. Once ready, the blinis are seasoned with pleasure, traditionally with salmon and caviar or salmon eggs. The recipe of our video alongside blinis with salmon a simple cream cheese based Philadelphia and yogurt, which can be replaced to taste with sour cream or other fresh cheeses. Beautiful to see and delicious to taste, the blinis with salmon may be proposed as appetizer in any occasion.

The blinis with salmon and the return of the sun

The skill of Russian origin, but now widespread and loved in every corner of the world, the blinis with salmon are really within the reach of all. These soft crepes leavened dough were prepared typically toward the end of the winter season. Round in shape and such an intense yellow color, the blinis remembered because the sun and celebrating the return of the spring. Delicious salted version, the blinis may also be accompanied by sweet seasoning, as marmalade, hazelnut cream or ricotta for delicious snacks and breakfasts. Served as an appetizer or as a flow rate from the buffet, the blinis with salmon are a creative recipe to give a higher gear to any menu, especially those of the christmas festivities. Try them at home following our video recipe!


  • 400 grams of milk
  • 200 g cream
  • 380 g flour
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 80 grams of melted butter
  • half a teaspoon of baking powder for pies
  • 360 g of philadelphia
  • 100 grams of greek yogurt
  • Chives
  • black or red caviar
  • 300 grams of smoked salmon
  • Salt and pepper


Mix the milk with the cream and the egg yolks, then pour the flour before mixing with a whisk and then with an electric mixer. Add the melted butter, salt and baking powder and mix the batter.
Heat a frying pan and, using a spoon, pour small disks that bake a minute per side. Continue with cooking all blinis.
Prepare the cream mixing the philadelphia cheese with greek yogurt, finely chopped chives, lemon juice, a pinch of salt and pepper.
Mix the cream and, using a pastry bag with a medium nozzle grooved, forming small tufts on each blin.
Cut lengthwise the slices of salmon (as shown in the video) and the form of small roses.
Lies the salmon roses on each blini and decorate with black caviar and sprigs of chives.

Here video recipe!

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Ciro Cristian Panzella