Rice Pudding with Mixed Fruits In Three Simple Steps

We finally decided to give it a try – rice pudding. It seems like a favourite among the Westerners here, and in any case, curiosity finally got the better of us, so, here goes!...more

9 Pancake Recipes to Make on Pancake Tuesday

This Tuesday is one of the few days of the year when I can guess what all my friends are having for dinner. Whether you observe it as Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, or International Pancake Day, I know that many of you will be observing the day with pancakes for dinner. Here are nine recipes to help you plan your pancake feast. ...more
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A Stack of Breakfast: Happy (Healthy) Pancake Week!

Pancake Week starts today, and many people make it a tradition this week to eat rich, decadent flapjacks -- especially on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent begins. I got inspired to see if I could find decadent-looking pancakes that are also a little healthy, too ... ...more

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Shrove Tuesday Makes Me Think of “Black Orpheus” !

I cannot think of Shrove Tuesday (this year on March 8th), Mardi Gras or Carnival without having that terrific movie “Black Orpheus” samba- ing across my mind. ...more

Mardi Gras: Givin it Up

Lenten Season has really never been a joke around my house, except for all those years in college where I insisted I was giving up Self Control. ...more

Fat Tuesday - The party before Lent

Fat Tuesday is the day before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. As the "last fling" before the penitence of Lent, it is the full-tilt-boogie Mardi Gras day. It was the day when families "giving up" some tasty foods for Lent used up extra sugar, butter and rich food. "Mardi Gras" literally translates as "Fat Tuesday". The colors of Mardi Gras are purple, green and gold. Purple is a symbol of justice, green represents faith and gold signifies power. ...more

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Start the Tradition: Recipes for Pancake Night

Plenty of pancake palaver, today. IHOP is serving pancakes - free -- all day. Tonight, in homes all across the world, families will sit down to pancake suppers. And food bloggers -- whew, food bloggers -- we're all about pancakes today. Why do we eat pancakes on the day before Lent begins, Shrove Tuesday, or, if you prefer, in Mardi Gras terms, Fat Tuesday? ...more

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