Pancake Day

Pancake Day

With Pancake Day upon us, we wonder how many people will actually make their own pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?

The reason we ask is there are now so many pre-prepared versions, whether it is those where the mix is already made for you or where it’s just a case of putting the pancake in the oven or microwave and eating immediately.

We understand that in this busy world of ours that many people will now opt for these versions, but, and you would expect us to say this of course, there’s nothing better than making them from scratch.

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Chris Brown
Sous Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday

So, on Shrove Tuesday, what sort of pancakes will you be eating today?

Call me old fashioned, but I like to keep it simple. That means, a bit of lemon juice and some sugar.
But given we are all about the savoury here in the SK kitchen, it would be remiss of me not to also give you an alternative option too.

So, on the basis I prefer my pancakes on a morning (with a child every day is pancake day in my house), how about my own scrambled eggs and bacon filled pancakes?

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Development & Innovation Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday

It’s not often that we would recommend throwing food around a kitchen but we always make an exception for Shrove Tuesday.

Do you know that the tradition of tossing pancakes originated in 1445 when a housewife from Olney, Buckinghamshire, was so busy making pancakes that she forgot the time until she heard the church bells ringing for the service? She raced out of the house to church while still carrying her frying pan and pancake, tossing it to prevent it from burning.

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Jonathan Murray
Development & Innovations Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.