Today is Shrove Tuesday, but where did the name come from and has it always been linked to pancakes? Brian Stormont found out.
If you didn't realise it is pancake day today you've like been living under a rock - what with the end of most aisles in supermarkets stocked with ready made pancake batter, lemon juice and frying pans.
Are your pancakes the stuff of legends? Are you a fan of the crepe or do you prefer American-style pancakes?
Shrove Tuesday is the precursor to the Christian fasting period Lent, but for most of us it means one beautiful thing – Pancake Day.
Feast your eyes on these fabulous pancakes in celebration of Shrove Tuesday because nothing says glamour like a full stomach.