The British tradition of Pancake Tuesday


Here in Spain there is the tradition of Carnival which marks the beginning of Lent. It’s the last celebration before the month of fasting. Each country has a particular traditional food dish which they eat before the first day of Lent. In the U.K, Pancake Tuesday evolved as a way to finish all the eggs, butter and milk in the house before Lent. Watch this video to see how Pancake Tuesday is celebrated in London.

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