Shrove Tuesday is a sacred day in the UK’s pancake-eating calendar. This moveable feast was celebrated as long ago as the Middle Ages, as this important historical footage reveals.
Despite this occasion happening every year – and the recipe and process being relatively simple – people continue to get it wrong. If you’re making pancakes today, we would love to see your underwhelming attempts.
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