|The box was a supermarket one, but that's often the way.|
Pancakes aren't traditionally eaten in Corca Dhuibhne on Shrove Tuesday. Instead, people cooked a big meal of whatever they had in the house the night before Lent started, in preparation for the six weeks of fasting and abstinence before Easter. But tonight, the pancakes added to the scent of our daffodils, filling the house with the aromas of nutmeg, lemons and frying apples.
The happenstance of a timely gift left by a neighbour definitely is, though.
|Publication Date April 18 2017|