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pancake day

Posted: Today at 15:17

My mum used to make us scotch pancakes for tea & they were a real treat.

The main difference between them & the usual pancake is that they are smaller, fluffier and thicker - much more like an American pancake. Traditional pancakes / crepes are made per Steve's recipe with plain flour. Scotch pancakes have a raising agent (eg baking powder) added to the mix.

Traditional crepes / pancakes are usually eaten with cutlery. Scotch pancakes are often treated much as a slice of toast and slathered with butter & jam and eaten using fingers.

They are also known as drop scones and pikelets - depending on where you live.


Posted: Yesterday at 21:42

21 very healthy plants arrived yesterday. All need potting up so, after a little hwk, I shall be mainly in the potting shed ( the real one - not this one). First proper stint of the year - woo hoo

Will probably take a bucket of tea with me - do you think Pat will notice if I snaffle a couple of those biscuits? Have to keep my strength up....

East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: Yesterday at 18:40
PM for you Dove


Posted: Yesterday at 18:14
Sorry Hosta - I can always be relied on to lower the tone

East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: Yesterday at 18:13
Got PM s from both Nut & Panda - thank you


Posted: Yesterday at 17:46

Hello Fairy - we missed you 


Posted: Yesterday at 17:45

Think sex might also come into the equation Clari ...

...- doesn't it always? 

East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: Yesterday at 17:42

PM for you Nut 

East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: Yesterday at 16:57

Have sent a PM to Maggie to let her know we've finalised the date and to swap contact info if she would still like a lift.

I have mobile numbers for the rest of you (Dove, Nut and Panda) unless any of you have changed them in the last 18 months ...? Mine is still the same - let me know if any of you need to be reminded of it.

I wonder if anybody else will join us now we've sorted out a day?

Don't know so much about a snowdrop walk - lots and lots of daffodils out round here dancing in the breeze (gale!) - ridiculous 

New 'Secret Garden' emails

Posted: Yesterday at 16:30

I didn't know about it either Nut - but if you click on the 'Secret Garden' tab at the top of this page it takes you to a log in page for GW subscribers. I'm no longer a subscriber so I'm guessing I can't get any further.

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