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Today, the 21st of February 2023, is St. Pancake Day. The day of the year we celebrate the blessed St. Pancake and his delicious creation – the pancake.

Every year, millions of people worldwide celebrate Shrove Tuesday, more commonly known as Pancake Tuesday. But how many of these people know the story behind the savoury treats they are devouring? Few may know that the pancake is the invention of one man: St Pancake.

Born in the early 1600s, St Pancake was a humble baker living in a small village in Northern England. His passion for baking led him to experiment with different ingredients, and one day he stumbled upon the perfect batter for a pancake. He quickly began serving his creation at his bakery, and soon the delicious pancakes became a hit.

St Pancake was a humble man, and he was determined to share his invention with the world.

He travelled far and wide in order to spread his pancakes to different countries. He even wrote a book about his pancakes, which was later translated into several languages.

His legacy lives on today in the form of Pancake Tuesday. Every year on this day, people around the world indulge in the delicious treat that St Pancake invented. Without his creativity and his dedication to sharing his invention, the pancake may have never become the beloved food it is today.

His passion for baking has inspired many, and St Pancake will always be remembered as the inventor of the pancake his legacy will live on through the celebration of Pancake Tuesday, each year.

PS. I know it’s not St. Pancakes Day, but I just wanted to see if you read my blog posts.

The real story of Shrove Tuesday and the History of Pancake Day.

Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, is celebrated in many countries around the world and this delicious tradition has a long and interesting history.

Pancake Day is linked to the Christian tradition of Shrove Tuesday — the day that marks the beginning of Lent, the period of fasting and repentance before Easter. As part of this tradition, people would use up all the fat, sugar, and eggs in the house by making pancakes – and so the humble pancake was born.

Today, worldwide, people enjoy pancakes with all kinds of toppings, from the more traditional lemon and sugar, often served in the UK to sugar, honey and jam, which is common in France. One of my personal favourites, is bacon and maple syrup, as eaten in Canada and the USA.

Having been to the latter and tasted it there, I can testify, they are indeed delicious. If you’ve never tried pancakes with bacon and maple syrup, I suggest you do – maybe even tonight.

It’s hard to replicate but the way of getting the best results is to make sure to get thin streaky smoke bacon and get it extra crispy and some decent quality maple syrup.

It really is a game-changer.

I hope you enjoyed today’s light-hearted look at Pancake Day, if you did, please give it a like on my socials, maybe even a share.

Happy Pancake Day and please, flip responsibly!

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