Emer McLysaght: Get back to basics on Pancake Tuesday
It’s a day fraught with culinary peril, but four simple steps will see you through it
One of the greatest insults I’ve ever heard is that someone looked “like they’d enjoy a savoury pancake”. What a niche gut-punch. What a harmless yet crushing dig. It works so beautifully because, while there is nothing objectively wrong with eating and enjoying a savoury pancake, deep down we all know it is a suspicious act.
Historically, as a people, we only ate pancakes on one designated day of the year: St Pancake Day. A ...