Mama in the City

A blog about raising my family in downtown Vancouver

Pancakes! Yes please!

One of my favorite thing to eat is pancakes. If I go out for breakfast I often order a stack of pancakes and seriously love each fluffy bite. I like them hot and in stacks of three with blueberry sauce on the side. I like the ones at the local greasy spoon and I like the lemon and ricotta ones at Bacchus Bistro downtown.

If it is my birthday or a special occasion, I will order pancakes. Sometimes I try to be healthy and order the fruit plate but end up taking one of my husbands pancakes. You can tell that I am plotting this pancake theft in the picture. I think I had 1.5 of those delicious room service pancakes. Yum!

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There is something about pancakes that make me happy. Maybe it is because they are simple and delicious and easy to make? Pancakes were the first real food that I learned how to cook as a child and I remember on a few occasions whipping up a batch for my family starting as early as in grade 6. My son also loves to devour pancakes as much as I do and this makes me smile. What child doesn't love pancakes?

I enjoy this Pancake Love print by juxtaposeddesign available on Etsy. It captures my thoughts exactly!

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Maybe tomorrow will be a pancake morning. What about in your house?

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Anonymous said...

I voted for you! I also love pancakes and think that the print is pretty cool. Perfect for my kitchen really.

Ciao! Annemarie

May 1, 2010 at 9:31 PM  
Margarita said...

I'm more of a french toast girl but my little girl adores them and I make sure to make chocolate chip ones for her every weekend!

May 1, 2010 at 10:06 PM  
Sarah said...

Every Sunday in our house is buttermilk pancake day! In October we do pumpkin pancakes. I think you have to be suspicious of people who don't like pancakes. :o)

ps. I'm doing my part and voting daily!

May 1, 2010 at 10:16 PM  
Alyssa said...

I am a lover of pancakes and a lover of your blog. I won't be having any pancakes this weekend but I can vote! Haven't checked back in a few days but will vote today!


May 2, 2010 at 8:04 AM  
Andrea said...

Just for the record: We totally had pancakes for breakfast today. They were perfectly fluffy and served with strawberries. It was really delicious! Even more perfect, my husband cooked!!

May 2, 2010 at 5:05 PM  
Emily said...

Pancake morning sounds delightful! We have some awesome pumpkin pancake mix in our pantry just waiting to be eaten :)

May 3, 2010 at 8:50 AM  
Sarah M. said...

growing up, every sunday morning was pancake morning.... even to this day my parents still make pancakes, mostly it's my dad who cooks them now. i have continued that tradition as much as i can. WE LOVE PANCAKES! (and mama in the city)

May 3, 2010 at 5:23 PM  

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