Not sure if they're on Twitter but
I want to thank the ancient Romans for giving us "Saturday",
alternative spelling "Satyr Day".
The most famous of the Satyrs was
Pan for whom the Pancake was named in his honor. Having pancakes
on Satyr Day is a time-honored tradition.
Roman-style Pancake recipe used imported
flour from Gaul, honey from North Africa, eggs from Judea and
butter from Spain.
Back then you could have rightly
called it the International Empire of Pancakes.
The Romans couldn't or wouldn't conquer
Scotland or Caledonia as they called it. That's why pancakes
are called "drop scones" in Scotland.
I was only kidding but look at this
- the reality of Roman pancakes and this Roman pancake pan called
Imagine the Roman Empire hadn't fallen
but had continued to conquer the world. We might have had the
International House of Crustulum.