Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day

16th February 2021

Why do we eat pancakes and why is it called ‘Shrove Tuesday’?

Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent – the 40 days leading up to Easter – was traditionally a time of fasting and on Shrove Tuesday, Anglo-Saxon Christians went to confession and were “shriven” (absolved from their sins).

With it being lockdown, there is no excuse today, you must make pancakes!

There are so many delicious recipes available online and you can make them sweet or savoury.
We just love pancakes and they are quick and easy to make.
Breakfast, lunch or dinner, they work!

Here’s a simple pancake recipe right here 

For sweet pancakes – try them with Guernsey butter and sugar, or coconut yogurt with blueberries and honey.
For savoury pancakes – try them with spinach, Guernsey cheddar cheese and sun dried tomatoes, or mushrooms with Guernsey butter and garlic.


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