A thin, rolled blini, usually filled with cottage cheese, folded, sautéed or baked, and often served with sour cream.
A thin pancake rolled with a filling of cottage cheese, fruit, etc.
Origin of blintz
- Yiddish blintse from Belarusian blintsy pl. of blinets diminutive of blin pancake from Old Russian mlinŭ, blinŭ melə- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Yiddish בלינצע (blintse). Ultimately from one or more Balto-Slavic source(s); see Plinse for more.