Spring Garlic Pancakes

This is the week of milestones.  Yes, it was Father’s Day yesterday. But it was also Eric’s birthday (the big 32… I like to remind him that I’ll forever be his younger man).  In addition to this, we attended (and I photographed) our dear friends’ wedding.  Despite a week of rain, things lightened up Friday afternoon, just in time for their rehearsal dinner, and stayed bright and sunny for the next 36 hours.  The weather reminded me of our own wedding, which occurred four years ago this week.  It’s hard to believe that time has flown by like this.  I couldn’t be happier with the life we’ve created with each other.  Full of laughter and love (and no shortage of delicious food and drinks).  We don’t have a lot planned in the way of celebrations, but I can guarantee a lobster dinner and a bottle of champagne will grace our table.

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Liz @ The Lemon BowlJune 17, 2013 - 7:24 am

I could eat these every day!! We make a zucchini Asian version but I like this spring garlic idea.

Rachel @ Baked by RachelJune 17, 2013 - 8:26 am

You had me at garlic. Love the sound of these pancakes! And of course, happy anniversary! :)

Bev @ Bev CooksJune 17, 2013 - 8:57 am

I. Want. These. Cakes. Like. Bad.

Jen @ My Kitchen AddictionJune 17, 2013 - 9:02 am

Yum! I have some spring garlic in my fridge from our CSA with no plans for it. I also conveniently have all of the ingredients for the dipping sauce in the fridge/pantry. I think it’s a sign. :)

carrianJune 17, 2013 - 9:16 am

They look just as wonderful as I imagined.

I had a lame scallion pancake over the weekend – I wish I had this garlic pancake instead! Happy birthday to your hubby!

jeanetteJune 17, 2013 - 10:00 am

My kids love scallion pancakes – love the idea of using Spring garlic instead of scallions!

Laura (Tutti Dolci)June 17, 2013 - 10:54 am

Love these savory pancakes!

cassieJune 17, 2013 - 11:04 am

These are stunning, friend! Great flavors.

EileenJune 17, 2013 - 12:51 pm

These pancakes sound like the perfect snack. I love the idea of switching up a traditional scallion pancake with green garlic!

LirenJune 17, 2013 - 1:56 pm

Happy anniversary AND happy birthday to Eric! My, what a week for you!

These savory pancakes are an old favorite I used to love picking up from the Asian stores back home. Thank you for inspiring me to make my own :)

Andrew FrishmanJune 17, 2013 - 1:59 pm

Mnnn…. I LOVES me some pancakes! (especially when they’ve got garlic in’em)

¡Ajo, ajo ajo ajo, Ajo, Ajo!

Kiran @ KiranTarun.comJune 17, 2013 - 4:05 pm

We love spring garlic pancakes! Perfect on a rainy day :) Wishing Eric a very Happy Birthday :)

RussellJune 17, 2013 - 4:58 pm

Yum! I will take them all!

Greg HenryJune 17, 2013 - 5:52 pm

I am not Asian, but I swear these are my ultimate comfort food. Though I never had them as a kid. Best argument I know for the idea of reincarnation. GREG

Sylvie @ Gourmande in the KitchenJune 17, 2013 - 8:06 pm

Lobsters and champagne! You both know how to celebrate in style.

Denise WoodwardJune 17, 2013 - 8:51 pm

Happy Anniversary! And I must say I have been wanting to make scallion pancakes, and I want to even more now!

steph@stephsbitebybiteJune 18, 2013 - 8:07 am

Loving this recipe! Need to make these for dinner, or a snack!

Sommer @ ASpicyPerspectiveJune 18, 2013 - 10:23 am

Lovely pancakes, Brian!

Sandy@ReluctantEntertainerJune 18, 2013 - 10:56 am

These sound incredible, Brian!

Katrina @ Warm Vanilla SugarJune 18, 2013 - 6:05 pm

This is so awesome sounding!! LOVE the look of this recipe!

Louisa Gay BeeryJune 18, 2013 - 10:03 pm

Damned gorgeous!

Susan JackiewiczJune 18, 2013 - 10:10 pm

Gay- We made these last night with spring garlic from Josef’s garden! Yum!!!

Louisa Gay BeeryJune 18, 2013 - 10:13 pm

;0) How cool. Baby leeks maybe? Can’t wait to tell you about Charleston when we get back. Food mecca.

Debra BarclayJune 18, 2013 - 10:45 pm

I am making these tonight!

Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love.June 18, 2013 - 11:52 pm

These look absolutely fabulous!

Cook RepublicJune 19, 2013 - 1:10 am

Wish you both the very best and many lifetimes of lobster and champagne dinners :-) And I am suddenly craving these crispy as pancakes! x

Sneh RoyJune 19, 2013 - 1:12 am

Wish you both the very best and many lifetimes of lobster and champagne dinners :-) And I am suddenly craving these crispy as pancakes! x

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Alison @ Ingredients, Inc.June 19, 2013 - 9:42 pm

This looks amazing! So creative

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SashaJune 20, 2013 - 8:21 pm

Happy anniversary :)
Scallion pancakes are one of my fave treats. I’ve never had spring garlic though – it is like scallions? They certainly do look alike.

Nusrat AzimJune 28, 2013 - 12:59 am

Just a sneak peak of those pretty pancakes made me ecstatic :) Imagine whats gonna happen when I’d try ‘em. Havoc !

Michelle Rittler @ Taste As You GoJuly 8, 2013 - 10:09 pm

We just finished cleaning up from dinner and I want to go back into the kitchen to make these.

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