Pancake Day
 
 
The
tradition
 
comes
from
families
using
 
up
all
 
the
treats
in
their
kitchen
cupboards
in
 
the
form
 
of
pancakes
This
 
is
 
for
starting
Lent
 
the
next day,
 
 
where
they
give up
something
for
Lent.
This
 
is
usually
chocolate,
sweets
or
alcohol.
 
The
ingredients
for
pancakes
 
are
said
 
to
represent
 
four
points
 
of
significance
at
Easter
 
and
springtime.
 
Eggs
mean
creation.
Flour
 
is
said
 
to
 
be
 
the
staff
 
of
life,
Salt
 
is
for
wholesomeness
 
and
milk
symbolises
purity.
Pancake Day
 
is
 
on
Tuesday,
March
5th
this year.