VIDEO: Pancake Tuesday

pancakes1Known as ‘Pancake Tuesday’ in the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, Shrove Tuesday is the first day of lent where pancakes are made and eaten during the day. Throughout schools and neighbourhoods, pancake flipping competitions are organised on this day. The reason why pancakes are eaten is because rich foods such as eggs, milk and sugar cannot be consumed during the fasting period linked to this old tradition. The video below shows how to make the perfect pancake:

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lent (n.) =  an annual season of fasting in preparation for Easter, beginning on Ash Wednesday and lasting 40 weekdays to Easter

pancake (n.) = a thin, flat cake of batter fried on both sides in a frying pan

fasting (n.) = when you limit the intake of certain foods for medical or religious reasons

tradition (n.) = a continuing pattern of cultural beliefs or practices

to flip (v.) = to turn something over in a quick rapid gesture

to whisk (v.) = to mix together eggs, cream etc with a beating instrument

batter (n.) = a mixture of flour, eggs, milk or water beaten together for cooking

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