It’s not like Singaporean foodies need a reason to get serious about pancakes – a quick glance at social media will tell you all you need to know about the much-coveted boomerang wobble of piled high pillowy soft souffle pancakes trending across the island.
Pancake Day on 25 February is another name for a Shrove Tuesday, which marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day fasting period before Easter Sunday – and this is celebrated in some countries with a day of “fat eating” or “gorging”.
Just a word before we dive in – not all pancakes are made the same, nor should they be. The glorious pancake spans a range of cultural culinary methods and personal preferences, from the classic flappy American buttermilk pancake to the porny jiggle of mille-feuille meringue pancakes. We bring you the best places in Singapore to find your particular pancake fix.