Coming up on Tuesday 13 February is Pancake Day! Which means in homes throughout the UK people will be having pancakes for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner.
Pancake Day (also known as Shrove Tuesday) marks the arrival of Lent which begins on Ash Wednesday. Traditionally Shrove Tuesday was the last day people had to use up fatty foods like milk and eggs before starting their 40 day fast for Lent. So what better to do with milk and eggs then make a ton of pancakes?
Pancake day is observed in many countries as an opportunity for a final bit of excess before Lent, you might also know it as Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday”.
Whether you are studying in London or elsewhere throughout the UK, we have listed below a number of ways that you can celebrate Pancake Day.
Whatever you end up doing, make sure it involves at least one pancake drizzled in lemon and sugar.
Happy Pancake Day!