Vodka or mineral water
 Warm the milk until it is lukewarm, crumble down the yeast and stir in half of the flour, sugar and salt. Cover the bowl with a warm damp towel and let dough stand and raise approximately 1 hour. Then add egg yolks, melted butter and remaining flour and work the dough until it is smooth.
 Let the dough stand and rise under the warm dam towel for about 1 hour. Work the stiffly whipped egg whites into the dough and let it rise again for about 15 min. From the dough fry small, thick and porous pancakes in butter.
 Server blinis covered with icy caviar or smoked salmon, kippers or smoked herring slices. Add a dollop of sour cream. One can also place a pancake on top of the filling.