Shrove Tuesday marks the last day before Lent and is traditionally associated with abstinence – clearing your cupboards of sugar, fats and eggs. These ingredients are used up in the form of a Pancake before the fasting period begins.
Pancake Day can occur anytime between February 3 and March 9 and this year it falls on 17th February 2015 – have you got your frying pan ready?
Here is a great recipe (BBC Good Food) on how to make the perfect pancake:
If you’ve got time, why not go down to Bore Street, Lichfield, for the city's traditional Shrovetide Pancake Races on Tuesday 17 February at 12 noon. It’s great to watch and even more fun to take part. To find out more or register to join in the races email Kate.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01543 309854.
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