Gordon Ramsay joined the celebration, offering followers a pancake recipe along with a playful video
Celebrities embraced the flipping festivities of Pancake Day, sharing their culinary endeavours on Instagram as they celebrated Shrove Tuesday with enthusiasm, Daily Mail reported.
David Beckham, 48, kicked off the day by surprising his 12-year-old daughter, Harper, with a sweet pancake treat. In an Instagram video, he cheerfully approached Harper’s room, showcasing his pancake creation and singing the wake-up call.
Despite Harper’s initial reluctance, David left a plate of crepes for her with a cheerful declaration of love.
Meanwhile, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay joined the celebration, offering followers a pancake recipe with a playful video showcasing his tossing skills. Ramsay humorously declared himself the “perfect tosser” in the pancake-flipping department.
Over at Heart Radio studios, Kelly Brook and JK transformed the studio into a mini kitchen, experimenting with pancake toppings, including a whipped cream prank that left JK surprised by an air horn.
However, not all went smoothly on live television, as Ranvir Singh, standing in for Lorraine Kelly on ITV’s Lorraine, found herself dodging flying crepes while attempting a live pancake flip. The antics across various platforms highlighted the joy and chaos associated with Pancake Day celebrations.
Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, marks the prelude to the 40 days of Lent and is celebrated by indulging in pancakes. The tradition of pancake races, dating back to Olney, Buckinghamshire, involves participants racing while flipping pancakes.
In the UK, this day is also known for quirky traditions, such as mob football games in the 17th century and pancake races held in towns and villages.
The Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race in London sees teams from the House of Commons, House of Lords, and the Fourth Estate competing to raise awareness for the charity Rehab, which supports the disabled and marginalised.