Pancake day is around the corner, so get your eggs, butter, sugar, flower ready!
Whatever you fancy from crape-style pancakes or you prefer the fluffy variation typically found in US, Pancake Day is an annual celebration across the globe.
What is it exactly and when does it take a place?
Pancake Day is referred to Shrove Tuesday and happen to be the day before Ash Wednesday.
Ash Wednesday is the first day of the Christian observance of Lent, and it takes 40-day period of abstinence that precedes Easter.
In some countries like Poland the day before the start of the Lent is recognise with a celebration called ‘Fat Tuesday’ this often involve eating doughnuts and other cakes.
The tradition of eating pancakes has been observed in Britain since XVI.
How to celebrate it?
Primary focus of many people on Pancake Day is the excessive consumption of palate-pleasing pancakes.
Some also take part in an activity called "pancake racing", which involves participating in a race while flipping pancakes in a frying pan.
If you are looking for some inspiration, here is the list of pancake recipes: