Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Pancake Day

Yesterday, back in the UK, they celebrated Pancake day. So, attempting to keep up with the traditions of both countries, we set out to make British style pancakes.

Shrove Tuesday, as it is known in the UK, is the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of fasting and prayer for Lent. I now know from my husband that in the states Shrove Tuesday is actually called Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras, made famous in New Orleans. In the United Kingdom and many other countries, the day is often known as Pancake Day.
For us it was just nice to have a little something from back home. Sure enough, our little Brit child loved the pancakes with sugar and lemon juice just like Mummy. I wish we could say our other monkey enjoyed them but our oldest seems to prefer the American style pancakes.

Here is a picture of Adam's first attempt of making myself and our cheeky Brit kid happy!

1 comment:

The Letteer Family said...

They look pretty atleast. :)