Pancake day recipes – MARILLENPALATSCHINKEN

International pancake day is approaching fast. In many countries it is celebrated on Shrove Tuesday. Pancakes are associated with the day preceding Lent, because they are a way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk, and sugar, before the fasting season of the 40 days of Lent. I have a couple of suggestions for … Continue reading Pancake day recipes – MARILLENPALATSCHINKEN

St Martin of Tours celebration on November, 11th

To those who do not know the story I will explain why on November 11th in Germany we eat a Weckmann from brioche and a goose (real or sugar as we prefer). It's a German tradition that started in… France! On November 11th in Germany, children celebrate Saint Martin, a bishop of Tours in France, … Continue reading St Martin of Tours celebration on November, 11th