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Old 01.02.2008, 07:16
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Pancake Day

Tuesday 5th will be Wikipedia reference-linkShrove Tuesday .....

Heres something to get you in the mood


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Old 01.02.2008, 07:49
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I was just about to say they forgot to add baking soda to the mix then I realized they're not making Pancakes (despite his wearing a Pancake Man t-shirt) they're actually making crepes..!
Now I'm getting hungry...
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Old 01.02.2008, 08:15
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I was just about to say they forgot to add baking soda to the mix then I realized they're not making Pancakes (despite his wearing a Pancake Man t-shirt) they're actually making crepes..!
Now I'm getting hungry...
You must be American!

In the civilised world we don't add a raising agent , I'll take my pancakes just how they were cooked on the video

BTW, cool clip. Maybe we should have a poll, thick or thin pancakes?
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Old 01.02.2008, 08:25
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I was just about to say they forgot to add baking soda to the mix then I realized they're not making Pancakes (despite his wearing a Pancake Man t-shirt) they're actually making crepes..!
Now I'm getting hungry...
It has been so long since I have made pancakes that I have forgotten what I but in them.

I don t think I ever put baking soda in them though. . . .I would be interested to try it just to see what happens.

I will give a vote for thin crispy pancakes
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Old 01.02.2008, 08:44
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Re: Pancake Day

I say thick ones with baking powder in, dripping with melted cinnamon sugar. Mmmmm
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Old 01.02.2008, 08:47
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Re: Pancake Day

Here is a good article on Wikipedia about --> pancakes
I love both pancakes and crepes but the whole point of pancakes (take note of the word cake in there) is that they are meant to rise like a cake in an oven would.
So it's very simple: No baking soda, it's a crepe. With baking soda it's a pan"cake".
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Old 01.02.2008, 08:58
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Here is a good article on Wikipedia about --> pancakes
I love both pancakes and crepes but the whole point of pancakes (take note of the word cake in there) is that they are meant to rise like a cake in an oven would.
So it's very simple: No baking soda, it's a crepe. With baking soda it's a pan"cake".
Damn right.

Instead of the usual stuff that you put on a pancake, sugar and lemon juice works very well, too.

Here's a local variation that's worth a try: Wikipedia reference-linkKaiserschmarrn
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Old 01.02.2008, 09:13
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Re: Pancake Day

its pancake day not crepe day

Wikipedia reference-linkNational_Pancake_Day
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Old 01.02.2008, 10:24
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Here is a good article on Wikipedia about --> pancakes
I love both pancakes and crepes but the whole point of pancakes (take note of the word cake in there) is that they are meant to rise like a cake in an oven would.
So it's very simple: No baking soda, it's a crepe. With baking soda it's a pan"cake".
Crepes, thick pancakes, thin pancakes, etc. are all part of the "Pancake" family. I don't recall putting a small boy called Jack in the ingridients last time I had flapjacks

However you like them pancakes are a joy to life and should be enjoyed in whatever fashion you wish. Whether they are like a cake or as a wrap around some fresh fruit. All I can say is, enjoy!
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Old 01.02.2008, 10:35
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Crepes, thick pancakes, thin pancakes, etc. are all part of the "Pancake" family.
Unless you're French.. then it's all part of the "Crepe" family.
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Old 01.02.2008, 12:16
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Re: Pancake Day

Can highly recommend Delia's recipe. Especially delicious with fresh raspberries - in Summer, not in February
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Old 01.02.2008, 12:27
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Re: Pancake Day

I don't like them all spongy baking-soda-strange-tasting, not rubbery either. The trick is to whip the egg whites and fold them in, not mix. They come out both crispy and fluffy, yum!
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Old 01.02.2008, 13:18
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Unless you're French.. then it's all part of the "Crepe" family.
Precisely because the Brits dislike the Froggies, they're known as pancakes, not Crêpes.

Lavatory, yes. Loo, sure (although that's too close to l'eau for me) but toilet? Stick with Bog if you're unsure, unless you're talking to an Irishman. Or a Dane. Crumbs, language is complicated.

It's pancake. And they're flat like a Witches oh never mind...

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Old 05.02.2008, 14:30
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Re: Pancake Day

Just in case anyone else apart from me had already forgotten that it is today!!
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Old 05.02.2008, 14:37
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Re: Pancake Day

This could go in the Headline of the Day thread, but I think it belongs here:

Children's pancake race axed by health and safety killjoys

sheesh...
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Old 05.02.2008, 16:49
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Re: Pancake Day

been taking my tips from here -> www.welovepancakes.com <-
bon app, en guete, enjoy your feasting. . . .

And should you go the whole hog, enjoy your fasting
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Old 05.02.2008, 17:03
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I'm planning on a Canadian-style evening: blueberry pancakes with maple syrup and peameal bacon (aka Canadian bacon for those 'from away'). Accompanied by a fine beer, of course.



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Old 05.02.2008, 17:24
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I'll make some pancakes from scratch using Buttermilk instead of regular milk, they are tasty that way..!
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Old 05.02.2008, 17:29
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...using chocolate milk, chocolate chips and a Magnum ice-cream as filling, it's good to remember the swimming season is only four months away...
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...using chocolate milk, chocolate chips and a Magnum ice-cream as filling, it's good to remember the swimming season is only four months away...
But luckily whaling is now illegal...
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