These little Russian pancakes have a deliciously distinctive flavour thanks to the buckwheat flour. Try them topped with a spoonful of your favourite dip.
• Covered in plastic wrap, blini keep very well in the fridge. Reheat them in a low oven, wrapped in foil. You could also reheat them in a frying pan over a low heat, taking care not to overheat.
• If you are entertaining, splash out and serve the blini with crème fraîche and roe.