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It marks the beginning of Lent, a time when Christians traditionally abstain from indulgent foods – and so pancakes were a way of consuming ingredients

For many of us now it’s just a delicious way to break up the long winter nights and eat our body weight in fried batter

What to put on your pancakes is often a contentious issue Do you treat yourself to the maximum amount of ice cream, Nutella or whipped cream or do you keep it simple with a classic combination of lemon and sugar?

Or are you a fan of a hearty pancake so you can have it as a main and dessert?

Whatever your preference, this year you may have a little extra time with millions of people commuting and no restaurants or pubs to spend our free time in

If you want to use that extra time to try something new, the following recipe is a far more sophisticated twist on the classic lemon and sugar flavor combination

It’s from a real pancake expert – Andrew Savill of Maison Breizh, a professionally trained crepier that you’ll soon find at Escape to Freight Island

As the winner of the British Street Food Awards dessert round, he knows a thing or two about pudding

Pancake Day

World News – GB – The perfect Pancake Day recipe from a pancake professional from Manchester