Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Pancakes

We remembered it was Shrove Tuesday (it was, wasn't it?) and made pancakes for tea. Pancakes are the northern European medieval peasant's idea of a good time. I like mine with lemon juice and sugar.

Shrove Tuesday always makes me think of Brueghel.

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