There is no evidence that Jesus ate a round of pancakes before going on to fast for 40 days… but there’s no evidence that he didn’t.
Today we’ll all tuck into our pancakes with the Son and Heir the flipper in our family.
God being good I’ll be on my way to Prague today.
Where I’m sure that being Central Europe there will be a big plate of pancakes a-waiting.
On-flight, British Airways: I’ve never lost the wonder of eating on an airplane since first peeling back the tinfoil as a kid.
In the years since I’ve found that it’s usually beef or salmon, with a vegetarian option.
While now that I’ve enjoyed business class on occasions on long-hauls there are breakfasts too… which obvs means pancakes.
Everything is bigger in America
The big breakfast, America: It’s funny how certain foods and drinks taste better in the countries of their origin.
Guinness in Ireland, risotto in Italy and pancakes in the Oo Es of Eh.
Yes, I know that pancakes are from France because, of course, they invented food.
It’s just that Americans do it bigger and better... pile ’em high at breakfast and make sure you take in a diner.
And sweeter in Barbados
Life sweet in Barbados: The first thing you need to know about Barbados is that this is the home of rum.
So that when you come down for your breakfast at Turtle Beach https://www.eleganthotels.com/turtle-beach and Sandals https://www.sandals.co.uk/sandals-barbados/ in St Laurence Gap you’ll get rum pancakes.