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World's best pancakes

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Bánh cuon (literally "rolled cake") is a dish from northern Vietnam. It is a crêpe-like roll made from a thin, wide sheet of rice flour filled with ground pork, minced wood ear mushroom, and other ingredients...

 

Bánh xèo (literally "sizzling cake") are Vietnamese savoury pancakes made out of rice flour, water and turmeric powder or coconut milk (in the Southern regions), stuffed with slivers of fatty pork, shrimp, and bean sprouts and then pan fried...

 

Bing is a Chinese term used to describe wheat flour based Chinese foods with a flattened or disk-like shape. These foods may resemble the flatbreads, pancakes, unleavened dough foods, of non-Chinese and western cuisines...

 

Blini are Russian thin pancakes (very similar to French crêpes) which are often served in connection with a religious rite or festival in several cultures. The word "blin" (singular of blini) comes from Old Slavic "mlin", which means "to mill"...

 

Cachapas are a traditional Venezuelan dish made from corn. Like arepas, Cachapas are popular at roadside stands. They can be made like pancakes of fresh corn dough, or wrapped in dry corn leaves and boiled (cachapa de hoja)...

 

Chimichanga, or chivichanga, is a deep-fried burrito that is popular in Southwestern cuisine, Tex-Mex cuisine, and the Mexican states of Sinaloa and Sonora...

 

A crêpe is a type of very thin pancake. The word is of French origin, deriving from the Latin crispa, meaning "curled." While crêpes originate from Brittany, a region in the northwest of France, their consumption is nowadays widespread in France...

 

An enchilada is a corn tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a chili pepper sauce. Enchiladas can be filled with a variety of ingredients, including meat, cheese, beans, potatoes, vegetables, seafood or combinations...

 

Farinata (which literally means floured in the Italian language) is a thin, crisp, pizza-like pancake from Liguria, Italy. Variations are eaten in many different Mediterranean countries and beyond. It is similar to the socca from Nice, France...

 

Injera (Somali: canjeero) is a pancake-like bread made out of teff flour. It is traditionally eaten in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia (where it is also called laxoox) and Yemen (where it is known as lahoh)...

 

Jeon, buchimgae, jijimgae, or jijim refer to many pancake-like dishes in Korean cuisine. Jeon is made with various ingredients such as sliced meats, poultry, seafood, and vegetables and mixed with flour batter or coated with egg batter and then pan-fried with oil...

 

Socca is a specialty of southeastern French cuisine, particularly in and around the city of Nice. Its primary ingredients are chickpea flour and olive oil, like the northern Italian farinata...

 

A taco is a traditional Mexican dish composed of a corn or wheat tortilla folded or rolled around a filling. A taco can be made with a variety of fillings, including beef, chicken, seafood, vegetables and cheese, allowing for great versatility and variety...

 

Taquito (from the Spanish diminutive of taco) is a Mexican dish, also very popular in Puerto Rico, consisting of a small rolled-up tortilla and some type of filling, usually beef or chicken. The filled tortilla is crisp-fried. Corn (maize) tortillas are generally used to make taquitos...

 

The tortilla is a flatbread made from corn or wheat. The word "tortilla" originally comes from the Spanish word torta, which means "round cake". When Spanish explorers discovered an unleavened flatbread made by the Aztecs, they called it tortilla (little torta)...

 
 
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