Reblogging Cinnamon Roll Pancakes! All the Shroves rejoice!
With all these painting orders and planning for the arrival of my little Miss Flora Nightingale in the next few weeks, I CANNOT BELIEVE that I forgot that today is PANCAKE TUESDAY. Oh yes it is, and noooo I did not make that up! This isn’t even a silly invented holiday- In fact it’s Shrove Tuesday, and I just dug this little nugget of info off of Wikipedia so you can learn something new today!
“Pancakes are associated with the day preceding Lent because they were a way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk, and sugar, before the fasting season of the 40 days of Lent. The liturgical fasting emphasized eating plainer food and refraining from food that would give pleasure: In many cultures, this means no meat, dairy, or eggs.”
Wow. My mind is so bursting with knowledge and my stomach is ready to be bursting with…
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