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Posted By: open mike
11-Feb-10 - 02:04 PM
Thread Name: BS: Shrove Tuesday/ Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras
Subject: RE: BS: Shrove Tuesday/ Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras
In Swedish tradition there is a treat made from a cardamom bun
filled with marzipan (almond paste) with whipped cream on top
and sometimes eaten in a bowl with warm milk poured over.

Isn't there a british tradition of pancake day?

the "fat" in fat tuesday represents eating foods high in fat
content...

the search feature is not functioning at this time or i might
link to previous discussions...

ok google finds these:
mardi gras, fat tuesday, lent--
http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=118941

shrove tuesday, mardi gras, pancake day
http://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=118875&messages=3

or as jenny said "I've given up giving up...."