A lotta ricotta
Food blogger Charlotte Oates describes these pancakes as ‘like a bit of cheesecake in a pancake’. Need we say more? With ricotta mixed into the pancake batter, these little drop pancakes are rich and soft, and perfect with syrup.
Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen’s Ricotta Pancakes.
Best for breakfast
The Breakfast Bird is a foodie Instagrammer to watch, with great photographs of enviable (and healthy) breakfasts. Her pancake post for this year’s Shrove Tuesday recommends topping your blueberry stack with Pip & Nut nut butter, plus a sweetcorn pancake topped with avocado – go for that salty-sweet nutty goodness.
Swan Retro 2 Piece Frying Pans | Jamie Oliver Slotted Turner | Mason Cash Batter Bowl
Bubble and Squeak-style
Food blogger phenomenon Izy Hossack writes the popular blog Top With Cinnamon. In time for Tuesday, she has created some savoury pancakes that make you think of the best bits of leftover meals fried together as a pancake. Serve topped with a fried egg (as every dinner should be).
Top With Cinnamon’s Potato, Pea & Leek Pancakes.
The cherry on the top
The perfect mix of fancy flavours and sugary decadence, these poppy seed cherry American-style pancakes by bloggers Natalie Mortimer & Holly Erickson are what we imagine the queen will be eating this Shrove Tuesday.
The Modern Proper’s Almond Poppyseed Pancakes with Cherry Syrup.
Easy peasy zucchini
This simple pancake recipe has just one added ingredient – courgette – with delicious results. Alida Zamparini, author of the food blog My Little Italian Kitchen, recommends filling them with whatever takes your fancy – salami, olives, tomatoes, and piles of cheese presumably.
My Little Italian Kitchen’s Crepes with Grated Zucchini.
All the yummy extras
Food fusion queen, Kerrie Ahern is an Irish-Chinese Brit who now lives in Montreal. Her Instagram feed is packed with food inspiration – not least her pancake brunch of buttermilk citrus & poppy seed pancakes with maple & spice roasted plums, vanilla labneh, cream and homemade granola. Wow.
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