Four steps to perfect pancakes
Last updated 21 March 2012, created 21 March 2012, viewed 789
Use this craft activity from the Encyclopaedia Britannica to learn about Pancake Day. In the days before Lent, Christians in some places participate in festive celebrations called carnival. The festivities end with Shrove Tuesday, or Mardi Gras (‘Fat Tuesday’), the day before Ash Wednesday. In the p More…ast, Shrove Tuesday was a day for using up foods that could not be eaten during Lent. People often made pancakes with their leftover eggs and butter. Many people today observe Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, by eating pancakes.