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Race Your Cakes: London’s Pancake Day

Race Your Cakes: London’s Pancake Day March 7, 2011 | Events, Food, What's New | Read More
You may know it as Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, but here in Britain we call it Pancake Day. Origins of the tradition began when Christians needed to clean out their pantries, using up all the sugar, eggs, and other goodies before fasting began with Lent on Ash Wednesday. Today we devour...
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