A very Victorian ‘Pancake Day’

Today, the day before Lent begins, is traditionally known as Shrove Tuesday. The Victorians were known to celebrate with Pancakes much like we do today.

victorian kitchen pancakes charlecote

After a Church service, where parishioners were absolved of sin, pancakes would be made at home using eggs, fat, sugar and/or meat.

What do you adorn your pancake with? We’re quite tempted to try some of our National Trust curds but are open to suggestions. Continue reading