Sunday, July 13, 2008

Pancakes on Parade - The Round-Up and The Raffle Winner *

It was a fine turnout; forty-two recipes showcasing all the wonderful ways we have with our pancakes. (Please contact me with any omissions or errors, and I will make the corrections immediately.) I thank you all for contributing your valuable time, energy and talents to another successful event. Without you, it wouldn't be possible. Event hosting certainly is not without demands and technical frustrations, but it is also not without rewards. Though this round-up is online some hours later than I expected, the parade did not pass us by.


With edges crisp as parchment, circles of classically
thin and light plättar can nonetheless feed a small army.

Swedish Pancakes
Wendy - A Wee Bit of Cooking
Inverness, Scotland


Though tomatoes are not native to India,
a creative cook dresses her dosa in the glowing
color and flavor of the vine-ripened fruit.

Tomato Dosa
Arundathi - My Food Blog


Fruit in season is never so alluring as
when endless punnets of bauble-like berries
are laid out on a farmers market table.

Pretty in Pink Strawberry Pancakes
Susan - Food Blogga
San Diego, California, U.S.A.


Jowar flour (sorghum) boosts the nutritional profile
of a multi-grain recipe that is already high on good health.

Sireesha - Mom's Recipes


Coconut, one of India's cherished
fruits, lends a sweet, nostalgic texture
to "an all-time favorite" meal.

Rice and Coconut Pancakes
Sunita - Sunita's World
United Kingdom


An IHOP fan hops to it in her own kitchen
to create a hearty and healthier breakfast that
no chain restaurant can ever hope to match.

Whole Grain Blueberry Pancakes
Mansi - Fun and Food
California, U.S.A.


No naan? No worries. Not when you can
try the tasty tandoori roti on the menu.

Tandoori Roti
Srivalli - Cooking 4 All Seasons


Soft grains create a dosa of great delicacy, the perfect foil for
the fire of chiles and the flavor of cilantro.

Oatmeal Rava Dosa
Vidya - Random Thoughts and Recipes
Tennessee, U.S.A.


Gentle cardamom crêpes curl around a
sweet filling shot through with black pepper.

Pepper Crêpes
Marit - Tasty Food


How do I love thee? Let me count the grains in amboli:
rice, millet and wheat.

Amboli Multi-Grain Pancakes
Meera - Enjoy Indian Food


A son is in awe of his mom’s homemade scallion
pancakes with a touch of sesame seeds.
I am, too, and we aren’t even related.

Chinese Green Onion Pancakes
Priya - Live 2 Cook
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.


Does hand grating root veggies grate on you? Have your
carrot cakes and eat them so much quicker when
you follow a terrific (why didn't I think of that?) time-saving tip.

Carrot Cake Pancakes
Robin - Made with Love
Rhode Island, U.S.A.


Tender crêpes caress a double-dairy filling,
an excuse, of course, to build a shrine
to vibrantly sweet, red berries.

Strawberry Cheesecake Crêpes
Kevin - Closet Cooking
Toronto, Canada


Serve this uniquely fermented and spongy pancake
at your next dinner party, and you will be the talk of the teff.

Asha - Foodie's Hope
North Carolina, U.S.A.


When life hands you sugar, sometimes you just have to
reach for the salt. Savoring a savory was never so sweet.

Ann - Redacted Recipes
New York City


A relative newcomer on the grain scene, quinoa contributes
quality protein and fiber to an Indian staple already rich
with benefits of a vegetarian diet.

TT - The Taste Tinkerer


Cardamom and coconut are a dreamy duo for a quick
morning sugar rush and a tribute to mom's special recipe.

Wheat Sweet Pancakes
Archy - Archy's Recipe Book
Overland Park, Kansas, U.S.A.


Tufted with ruby and golden fruits, a summer breakfast baked in a pie tin
is a homey homage to Jewish grandmothers everywhere.

Lisa - Lisa's Kitchen
London, Ontario, Canada


That serendipitous bag of produce forgotten in the freezer
can unleash all the giddy greed of a kid in a candy shop.
Watch what you look for.

Lucy - Nourish Me
Melbourne, Australia


Fresh grated coconut. For those who didn't grow up in a tropical
paradise, we now know what we were missing.

Madak Saan
JZ - Tasty Treats
Minnesota, U.S.A.


It's winter in Australia now, but you will still fall hard for
this powerfully healthy brunch treat, glowing with carotene
and spiked with spices.

Pumpkin Pancakes
Johanna - Green Gourmet Giraffe
Melbourne, Australia


Armed with a pancake turner, a cook's thoughts turn to dad
and the other lads of her life. Sometimes, pancakes
are, indeed, the province of men.

Blueberry and Sour Cream Pancakes
Anna - Morsels and Musings
Sydney, Australia


When Nutella syrup is bubbling at the bit, you've got to whip
together the quickest batter to satisfy its sweet impatience.

Banana Pancakes with Nutella Syrup
Katie - Salt and Chocolate


Nuts, bananas and maple syrup? No need to feel guilty.
They are all part of a well-planned and balanced
vegetarian start to the day.

Whole Grain Pancakes with Pecans and Bananas
DK - DK's Culinary Bazaar


"Microwaved and Mashed Sweet Potato" is just plain smashing
in flatbread reminiscent of other, more elaborate recipes
best left for a day when time and patience are plenty.

Sweet Potato and Coconut Parathas
Kalva - Curry in Kadai


There are legions of us out there, those who are nuts about
Nutella. It starts early, when we are kids. If we are really
lucky, we will go mad for mango, too.

Whole Wheat Pancakes with Nutella and Mango
Meeta - What's for Lunch, Honey?
Weimar, Germany


Quinoa, sorghum, agave, and xanthan gum are the
unique touches that finesse the challenges
of an experimentally vegan kitchen.

Carrot Cake Pancakes
Katie - The Summertree Café
Kansas, U.S.A.


A culinary agent is on a mission to reveal an intriguing and
exotic ingredient. Call it "Mission Impossibly Delicious."
Is the sweet suspense killing you yet?

Buckwheat Pancakes and Secret Ingredient #1
Kyle - Yum-Oh!
Sydney, Australia


The spoils of summer's harvest come together in a light
meal brilliant with flavor, color and the sunshine
memories of girlhood days.

Corn Crêpes with Quick Tomato Tracklement
Ricki - Diet, Dessert and Dogs
Toronto, Canada


Which came first, the apple or the egg? Ancient ingredients
provide fuel for thought first thing in the morning.

Apple Pancakes
Haalo - Cook almost Anything at least once
Melbourne, Australia


Oil and starch are the guilty, comforting pleasures of
a traditional Taiwanese recipe which eases
the indulgences of nights out on the town.

Tsung Yo Bing
Shaun - Winter Skies, Kitchen Aglow
Auckland, New Zealand


Nutella Crespella or Best Buttermilk? Everyone
should have so blissful a dining dilemma.

Best Buttermilk Pancakes
Hendria - Canadian Baker Too
Ontario, Canada

Oven Crespella with Nutella Sauce
Hendria - Canadian Baker Too
Ontario, Canada


A serious pancake for a serious appetite, this skillet batter "pizza"
can be as loaded or lithe as the toppings you pile on it.

Savoury Pancake
Lydia - My Kitchen


Cheerful summer vegetables brighten the lush fried wedges
of one of Switzerland's signature dishes.

Summer Vegetable Rosti
Bellini Valli - More Than Burnt Toast
British Columbia, Canada


A lively filling of spiced shellfish and allium within tender
parcels delights the diner from the first forkful to the last.

Pancake Surprises
Dhanggit - Dhanggit's Kitchen
Aix en Provence, France


An admitted novice with "flour and batter" finds her
first attempt at pancakes a grand success.
Can membership in The Daring Bakers be that far behind?

Homemade Pancakes with Fruits
Wiffy - NoobCook


A torte layered with savory fillings is an easy, elegant
option when your cravings for style match your hunger.

Tarta de Panquekes Salata
Gloria - Canela's Kitchen Recipes
Santiago, Chile


Don't let the blue tablecloth fool you. There's real heat in even
the tiniest green chile hidden in a crush of Mexican condiment.

Corncakes with Gazpacho Salsa
Suganya - Tasty Palettes


Need to navigate the fascinating intricacies and vast diversity of Indian
cuisine? Brilliant in concept and design, these user-friendly primers
will hold your hands without you having to wring them.

1001 Instant Uttappams
Ramki - One Page Cookbooks - For the First Time Cook
South India

1001 Savoury Indian Pancakes
Ramki - One Page Cookbooks - For the First Time Cook
South India


The waters are wild and bountiful on the coast of
Celtic France, but not all recipes revolve
around the beloved fruits de mer.

Breton Buckwheat Oven Pancake
Susan - The Well-Seasoned Cook
New York


* Congratulations, Johanna of Green Gourmet Giraffe! You have won the random drawing for Pancakes A to Z ! Please contact me with mailing details. I will get your cookbook in the post this coming week.



  1. Wow. That's some round up! Well done. :)

  2. Wow! I want to make all of these. Fantastic roundup. Thanks for putting this together.

  3. Great round-up! So many yummy pancakes, so little time. . .

  4. They all look SO fabulous--and I am incredibly impressed with the photography skills of this group! Gorgeous photos. Can't wait to try some of these.

    Congrats to Johanna and thanks, Susan, for a terrific roundup. Here's to pancakes!

  5. Delicious trails to follow.

    Wonderful round-up - what a delightful way to spend my pre-breakfasting hour!

    Thank you, again, for hosting what can only be described as THE pancake event!

  6. Lovely! I had a blast looking up the individual entries...and ten more to go yet! Thanks for the breakfast ideas:)

  7. Your personalised comment on each entry was a joyful read. Thanks !

  8. Thanks so much for hosting this event! It was a lot of fun :)

  9. This is wonderful! So many treasures to discover.

  10. Your buckwheat pancake is enticing, Susan. I got mushrooms and leeks today. Hoping to get buckwheat soon. Thanks for such a fun event.

  11. Great event and great round-up, Susan!

  12. I shouldn't come here before breakfast with so many sweet and savory pancakes. Excuse me while I go make a batch:D

  13. Great job, Susan, thanks for hosting!!

  14. I floored seeing these lovely pancakes.. each special in its own way..beautiful presentation and a great round up Susan!!

  15. Wow, wonderful roundup Susan, bookmarked for lovely pancakes :) !!

  16. Thank you, dear Susan, for this wonderful round up of equally wonderful recipes :-)

  17. this looks like a fabulous tirnover of pancakes Susan! thanks for a wonderful roundup!

  18. What a fantastic roundup! So many delicious pancakes on one page:) I should chem them out in details. Yum!!!

  19. Have fun with xanthan gum! It's a neat addition to any pantry, especially handy in gluten-free and vegan cooking.

    The round-up for your event is I know where to go for any pancake-recipe needs I may have!

  20. great round up and a great range of pancakes from all over the world - will look forward to browsing this list as your descriptions and the photos all look so good!

    and that will be lovely to get a copy of the book - will email you soon with address - many many thanks

  21. That's a huge collection for me to gorge on for months now!!:)

  22. Wish I could've joined this one. So many great recipes that I've never even heard of.

  23. what a wonderful round up! Thanks for treating us to the vast array of pancakes and crepes, all so lovely! :)~

  24. Wow Susan this is a fabulous collection of great pancakes! Excellent.

  25. Wow, what a roundup! I am really impressed. I haven't had any breakfast yet, so I am off to make pancakes. Nutella and strawberries, I think :P

  26. That's quite an array of yummy pancakes.Loved them all.Fist time here, will have to comeback again to check other yummy recipes from you..

  27. I'm bummed, I couldn't get it together to submit a recipe for this, but they all look fabulous! Great round-up!

  28. what a wonderful round many to try out..thanks susan!

  29. So many delicious recipes. Thanks for hosting this event.

  30. Oh, so many sweet and savory pancakes to choose from--you just made my day! Thank you for hosting this wonderful event, Susan.

  31. Fun! Thanks for throwing a Pancake Party. I had a great time visiting!

  32. congrats susan!! these are all fantastic pancake recipes!! from sweet to savory ones..i love all of them. i can stare all day long :-)

  33. As usual, fantastic roundup Susan. I love pancakes and crepes.And I certainly try one or more those fabulous recipes

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  35. What a lovely round-up! I'm finally getting to these today and have quite a few recipes to try out now... I'm a little sad I didn't take time to participate--I made ginger pancakes that were quite yummy, and want to try a German apple pancake again...

  36. Dear All: Thank you, EVERYONE, for your kind comments. It was a fun event, and I'm quite gladdened that so many enjoyed either participating in it or admiring the fruits of our labors. I certainly can attest to the thrill that the recipes held for me as I received them, each as unique and awe inspiring as the next. Thanks again! It's great of you to come by and leave your kudos. For those who missed the event, there will be others.

  37. Hi Susan,
    I am so glad that you have mentioned so many Indian Recipes in this lovely list of Pan-Cakes.

    I shall definitely try some at home. However, I also have few more Indian pancake recipes in my blog, you might like to go through.

    ~Rachana Shakyawar
    BLOG:Humming Today

  38. Great Blog! thanks for sharing. My favorite is baked strawberry and apricot Pancakes. looks very delicious and mouthwatering! Thanks!