We’re all happy to be getting settled back in to our home and life in Ireland. One thing that makes the boys happy is our pancake mornings, and today is actually “Pancake Tuesday” in Ireland. Pancake Tuesday is always the day before Ash Wednesday, so it’s the same thing as “Fat Tuesday” in America, which is called that because it’s the day that you eat rich foods (including pancakes) before you start fasting for Lent. Irish pancakes are not the same as American pancakes, though, as the picture below will prove:

Trust me, these pancakes are incredibly delicious, especially with a little lemon and suger on them. However, when we have pancakes at our house, they usually look more like this: