Shrovetide, Shrove Tuesday, Pancakes and more

| February 16, 2021

Shrovetide, Shrove Tuesday, Pancakes and more

Happy Shrove Tuesday! Yes, it’s time to enjoy those rich foods before Lent, if you do abstain or fast. I thought I’d help you enjoy this day with some interesting videos and yummy recipes… In this video, my faithful canine friend, Teasel, helps me to explain Shrovetide and how medieval and Tudor people celebrated it: […]

Lent, Shrovetide, Shrove Sunday, Collop Monday and Shrove Tuesday

| February 21, 2012

Lent, Shrovetide, Shrove Sunday, Collop Monday and Shrove Tuesday

Today is Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day, as my children call it, so I thought it would be good to write a quick article about Lent in Tudor times. Lent was, and is, the lead-up to Holy Week and it lasted six and a half weeks. In Tudor times, it was a period of fasting, […]