Category Archive: French/Australian contrasts & comparisons

Feb 04 2013

no escaping crêpes, or ‘fat Tuesday’

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I have just been to a delightful Candelas crêpe party, where I indulged in far more pancakes than I care to admit. Candlemas is such a lovely word, although seldom heard these days, and of course the French occasion, officially held today Sunday 3rd February, is known as la Chandeleur.

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