Pancake Day #pancakeday

Why do we celebrate Pancake Day?

Traditionally, pancakes were eaten on this day to use up rich, indulgent foods like eggs and milk before the 40-day fasting season of Lent began. But although it is enshrined in Christian tradition, it is believed that Pancake Day might originate in a pagan holiday, when eating warm, round pancakes – symbolising the sun – was a way of celebrating the arrival of spring.

Read more about Pancake day here – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/food-and-drink/features/when-is-pancake-day-2016-and-why-do-we-celebrate-it/

I love pancake day, and my highlight is taking part in the pancake race in our Town Centre

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. xoraxer
    Feb 09, 2016 @ 00:37:44

    I have spent a whole week eating pancakes! They are just so addictive! Cheers!

    Reply

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