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blintz

 (blĭnts) also blin·tze (blĭn′tsə)
n.
A thin pancake, usually wrapped around a cheese filling, sautéed or baked, and topped with sour cream, fruit, or powdered sugar.

[Yiddish blintse, from Belarusian blintsy, pl. of blinets, diminutive of blin, pancake, from Old Russian mlinŭ, blinŭ; see melə- in Indo-European roots.]
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blintz

(blɪnts) or

blintze

n
(Cookery) a thin pancake folded over a filling usually of apple, cream cheese, or meat
[C20: from Yiddish blintse, from Russian blinyets little pancakes; see blini]
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blintz

, blintze - Blintz(e) is from Russian blinets, "little pancake."
See also related terms for pancake.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blintz - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or bakedblintz - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
battercake, flannel cake, flannel-cake, flapcake, flapjack, hot cake, hotcake, pancake, griddlecake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
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Translations

blintz(e)

n (US Cook) → dünner Pfannkuchen, Crêpe f
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For every exulted dish in the Jewish culinary canonevery blintz and brisket, boureka and bimuleothere are many others that have been all but forgotten.
Featured items this year include: strawberry barbecue sandwiches, deep fried strawberries on a stick, chocolate strawberry popcorn, strawberry kebabs, strawberry jams, strawberry fudge, strawberry blintz, strawberry banana Nutella crepes, chocolate covered strawberries, strawberry doughnuts, strawberry ice cream, chocolate strawberry sundaes, and more.
Appetizer and a la carte choices include a cup or bowl of chicken soup with Matzo balls, roast brisket, stuffed cabbage, noodle kugel, or a blintz with sour cream and preserves.
Its old blintz factory, meanwhile, is being eyed by hoteliers in a deal that can be seen as a sign of the post-boom times.
She would start with a Mexican burrito, which then became a French crepe, which then became a Chinese eggroll, which then became a Jewish blintz, etc.
Upon sitting down we immediately received a complementary blintz, a flat tortilla-like patty with delicious brown herring sauce on top.
Following the same line of reasoning, another peasant inquired: "Do you think that administering the government is as easy as preparing a blintz?" (50) Others praised the government for providing them with loans to purchase equipment and tools to construct houses, for dividing the land, and for allowing the peasants to carry out their own justice.
More than the bagel and the blintz, Yinglish helped develop an attitude, a way of looking at the world, and at Jews.
This was known as the "Blintz Krieg." Japan boomed Pearl Harbor, the main US base in southern California.
"By the time I was 15, 16, 1 hit my stride with an hour-long film called Beach Blanket Blintzes. A 50-foot blintz turned people into sour cream, and it got on top of the Empire State Building.
Chocolate specialties being served up this year include chocolate kebabs, frozen hot chocolate, funnel cakes with chocolate sauce, chocolate blintz, chocoflan, chocolate barbecue sauce, chocolate dipped fruits, chocolate covered cheesecake, chocolate popcorn, chocolate fudge assortments, caramel hot chocolate, chocolate-filled croissants and chocolate chip zucchini breads.
The finishing touch is an easy and delicious blintz souffle topped with peach preserves and fresh peaches served in an antique cut-glass compote.