Pancake Day 2020: Where did Pancake Day originate from? Why do we celebrate it?

PANCAKE DAY is almost upon us and Britons up and down the country are already fantasising about the incredible toppings they can gorge on tomorrow. Where did Pancake Day originate from? Why do we celebrate it?

Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, is traditionally a date on which you use up your basic foodstuffs before the beginning of Lent. Nowadays the occasion is celebrated with pancakes topped with melted chocolate or covered in berries. But why do we celebrate this date?

Pancake Day - or Shrove Tuesday - is on February 25 this year.

The date of Shrove Tuesday changes every year, as it is dependent on when Easter falls.

Shrove Tuesday always falls 47 days before Easter...
source: Express

2020-02-24 15:14
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