Today is Pancake Tuesday, otherwise known as Mardi-Gras, Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday. Why do many eat pancakes on Pancake Tuesday? Well as a feature in The Telegraph puts it, “Traditionally, pancakes were eaten on this day to use up rich, indulgent foods like eggs and milk before the 40-day fasting season of Lent began. But although it is enshrined in Christian tradition, it is believed that Pancake Day might originate in a pagan holiday, when eating warm, round pancakes – symbolising the sun – was a way of celebrating the arrival of spring.”
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If you have a terrific pancake recipe, we hope you’ll share it. Kiss FM Marketing consultant Diane Mann and Kiss FM Creative Director Martin Niedballa treated the Kiss FM staff with a pancake breakfast today. This is Diane’s recipe for great pancakes:
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If you don’t feel like making pancakes but you do want to eat them, there’s a pancake supper tonight! The 27th Annual Great Pancake & Sausage Feed Fundraiser is on from 4:30-6:30 PM at Trinity United Church. Proceeds will help the 6th Beaver Scout group activities. There’s also a pancake supper at All Saints Anglican Church from 4:30 – 6:30 PM at All Saints Anglican Church by donation.
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