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Today is La Chandeleur – French Pancake Day

Every year on 2nd February it is pancake/Crêpe day… or rather La Chandeleur in France, the day of the Crêpe (French for pancake). The ‘Fête de la Chandeleur’, is also known as Fête de la Lumière (nothing to do with the famous Fête de la Lumière in Lyon) and the jour des crèpes. The celebration dates back to Roman times when it was held …

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The scent of oranges, shall we? ……….

When i bookmarked this recipe for orangettes over at smitten kitchen a while ago, i figured i’d make those someday along the way … Well, along the way is today New Year’s Day 2021! i am using up the whole batch of these organic oranges and i’ll make orangettes and orange marmalade. This first batch probably gets zero points for their messy appearance …

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