Today is the first day of Maslenitsa week in Russia. This year Maslenitsa is falling on March 11 to 17. Maslenitsa is a week-long Russian tradition of saying good-bye to winter and getting ready for spring. Every day in Maslenitsa week is different and has its own meaning. You can find out more information here:
Basically, the main part of this celebration is pancakes or crepes or in Russian “blini”. Usually blini are served with as many topping as you can imagine: savory or sweet!
Happy Maslenitsa to everyone! Make and eat as much crepes as you can! The more the merrier!
What is your favourite topping?