Friday, March 11, 2011

Originally posted on The Lunchbox

Pancake Tuesday
(Date:07 March 2011)

Picture of Pancakes

What with it being Shrove Tuesday tomorrow, we thought we'd give fill you in on the best pancake related news we've heard today!


What is Shrove Tuesday?
Pancake Day (also known as Shrove Tuesday) is the last day before the period which Christians call Lent. It is traditional on this day to eat pancakes, as Lent is a time of abstinence, of giving things up. Shrove Tuesday was traditionally the last chance to indulge yourself, and to use up the foods that aren't allowed in Lent. We eat Pancakes on this day because they contain fat, butter and eggs which were forbidden during Lent.

Free Pancakes you say?
To help get your Shrove Tuesday off to a good start, Aviva Stadium chefs will be setting up a pancake station outside the stadium on tomorrow, Tuesday, 8th March.  People passing by will be treated to some delicious pancakes, cooked fresh on site and served with a choice of fillings, including chocolate, syrup, and lemon zest. The chefs will be there from 7.30-9.30am. All the Info here! Spread the word, e'ryone loves free pancakes!

Forgive us if we say NYOM NYOM NYOM!

How to?
If you're a bit of a novice in the kitchen, but don't want the day to pass you by, for an easy quick guide to delicious pancakes from Board Bia, do see here!

Want to try something different?
Well, what about glow in the dark pancakes?

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