These are small, thick savoury pancakes, originally from Russia and traditionally served warm topped with caviar and soured cream. Waitrose sell Koushka cocktail blinis in packs of 16.
Uses: Blinis can be served with a wide variety of toppings including smoked salmon and soured cream, cream cheese and prawn, chicken and mayonnaise or sun-dried tomato and houmous.
To store: Keep in the fridge and consume by the use by date. Blinis may be frozen for up to 1 month on the day of purchase.
To prepare: To heat, preheat the oven to 200c, gas mark 6. Place the blinis on a baking tray and heat in the oven for 4 minutes. Alternatively, place under a preheated medium grill for 3 1/2 minutes, turning once.