Maslenitsa is Sunshine and Pancakes

By |2014-02-28T23:45:25+00:00February 28th, 2014|Categories: Breakfast, Holidays, Maslenitsa|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine and pancakes: that’s the theme of Maslenitsa! Loosely translated as Butter Pancake Week, Maslenitsa is a Slavic festival that originated in pagan times as a way to bid farewell to winter and welcome in the sunny season of Spring. Maslenitsa (Russian Pancake Week) The deliciously gluttonous week of sweet and savory blini – pronounced blee-nee [...]