Russian

Spelt blini with hot-smoked salmon and crème fraîche

Get the party started with this spelt blini with hot-smoked salmon and crème fraîche recipe! Perfect to hand around as a starter at a family gathering, these bite-size snacks are a delight.

Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Nov 26, 2018

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