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05 March 2019

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Pancake Day Celebrations at CIC Canteen

On Tuesday 5th March, CIC canteen held a traditional feast the day before Ash Wednesday. Pancake Day is celebrated on Shrove Tuesday, however, this date changes every year as it is closely linked to Easter celebrations. Traditionally, pancakes were eaten on this day to use up rich, indulgent foods like eggs and milk before the fasting season of Lent began. Even though there are actually 46 days from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday, traditional Lent abstinence excludes Sundays in the period; therefore, Lent lasts 40 days.

 Pancake Day at CIC Canteen - Offer

Everyone enjoyed the sweet treats canteen staff members prepared for us. If you would like to make your own pancakes at home, follow this simple recipe to make approximately 8 golden pancakes:

- 100g plain flour

- 2 large eggs

- 300ml milk

- salt

- 1 tbsp. sunflower oil (+ extra for frying)    

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