Pancake Day

Pancakes Are for Life, Not Just for Shrove Tuesday!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Dates in the national diary that focus unashamedly on food are brilliant, so every February we throw ourselves with great gusto into Pancake Day, the age-old Shrove Tuesday tradition of using up rich ingredients like milk, eggs, and sugar before fasting for Lent.

Easy Never Fail Pancake Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

I feel I could be in danger of teaching grandmother to suck eggs. But I'm ploughing on through anyway. It's pancake day, or rather Shrove Tuesday. The day to use up all the fat and eggs in the house before the first day of Lent.

'Foul Play' Alleged In MPs Vs Journalist Pancake Day Race

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Politics

Every year MPs and peers take part in a charity Pancake Day race against a team of political journalists. This year, as always, the result was dispute...

Move Over Lemon And Sugar, Here's Two Alternative Pancake Recipes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Bored of lemon and sugar? We've got some alternative pancake recipes for you to try out this pancake day. For those who enjoy fruity treats give K...

Fluffy Sweet Potato Pancakes

Holly Bell | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

I know you like your wafer thin crepes with sugar, lemon, Nutella, jam, caramel, bananas etc, but I wanted to champion the savoury pancake.

Pancake Day Dos And Don'ts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Comedy

We all know about greasing the pan correctly and having sugar and lemon to hand, blah blah blah... But what about making sure that Prince serves your ...

Blini Day

Linda Duffin | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

The most memorable blinis I ever ate were in Moscow, after a grim working visit as a journalist to Chechnya, reporting on a conflict that left thousands dead and the Chechen capital, Grosny, in ruins.

Shrove Tuesday! Healthy Pancake Day - Gluten-Free, Paleo & Dairy-free

Lisa Roukin | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

It's hard to believe that you don't need flour, milk or refined sugar to create a lovely, light and kid-approved pancake. Although delightful, don't be expecting your run-of-the-mill carb-filled pancake. These have more of an eggy crepe-like texture, which is equally appealing.

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Comedy

It was quite the week on Twitter, oh yes. Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie broke the record for the most retweeted photo ever - while David Cameron's tw...

In My Kitchen... Sea Salted Honeycomb Butter

Eleanor Maidment | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Eleanor Maidment

Honey butter. I predict you'll hear about this heavenly combination a lot in 2014. I was first alerted to the revelation when, after falling head over heels for the cornbread at The Lockhart (a dapper new joint in Marylebone), I asked the chef how it was made.

Twitter's Best Pancake Day Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Comedy

It's Pancake Day, aka Shrove Tuesday, aka the day before Lent. Confused? You're not the only one.. Bit confused. How many of these do I need to giv...

PICTURES: Ryan Gosling- And More Pancake Art

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Comedy

It's Pancake Day! (Or 'That Cake Today', if you're Siri.) And if you're bored of Jif, sugar and Nutella, why not liven up your Shrove Tuesday treats i...

Why You Shouldn't Use Siri To Make Your Pancake Day Shopping List

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Comedy

"I used Siri to make the Pancake Day shopping list," tweets writer Andrea Gillies. And what was on that shopping list? "Eggs, cream, flour, mi...

Making Pancakes: A Venn Diagram

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Comedy

The pancake-making process perfectly summed up by comedian Adam Kay... MORE PANCAKE DAY FUN PICTURES: Amazing Pancake Art Why You Shouldn't...

Flipping Marvellous Food Tube Pancake Recipes

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

We fired up our frying pans at Food Tube HQ this week and challenged the whole family to come up with top toppings for Shrove Tuesday. And the gang did not let us down, whipping up a splendid batch of Pancake Day videos.

The Dummies Guide To Making Pancakes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Pancake Day is upon us - the one day out of the year when the calories you consume from eating 10 pancakes don't count. (Not really). Still, what's...

Pancake Day and Valentine's Day: A False Equivalency for Comedic Purposes

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Andrew J. Lederer

Waking Tuesday, upon seeing the trending topic, "Pancake Day," I froze in the face of unwanted responsibility, despite the unseasonable balminess of the air.

Pancake Day: HuffPost UK Readers Instagram Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

Shrove Tuesday otherwise known as Pancake Day is upon us! As we gear up for Lent and vow to give up those guilty fatty cravings, this is the d...

Pancake Day and Lent - Why Stop With the Larder or the Confessional?

Lily Bevan | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lily Bevan

How else might we purge, or prune, for the oncoming Spring? Clutter is common after the excesses of the festive period - so why not welcome the length...

Twitter's Best Pancake Day Jokes: They Can't Be Battered

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Comedy

It's Shrove Tuesday - the day before Sheffield Wednesday - and you know what that means, don't you? That's right: jokes! And pancakes. But ...

Could You Eat This 5,000 Calorie Stack Of Pancakes?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The search is over: HuffPost UK Lifestyle think we've found the meal to challenge even the sweetest tooth and the biggest belly this Pancake Day. Don'...

For Some People, EVERY Tuesday Is Fat Tuesday

Amy Lamé | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Lamé

Until now, the issue of obesity has been very much an "us" and "them" dynamic- think Supersize vs Superskinny writ large. Burger Queen is asking everyone - regardless of body size - to step into a pair of wide width stilettos and try our chubby lives on for size.

How To Make Perfect Pancakes: Tossing, Toppings And Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

While Pancake Day brings us that rare opportunity to feel celebratory on a Tuesday - not to mention a wealth of tossing-related puns - it can also be ...

Twitter's Best Pancake Day Jokes (In Case You Give A Toss)

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Comedy

If there's one thing that Twitter loves more than a celebrity dying, it's a national event that it can rally around and make terrible jokes about. ...