A Surrey State of Affairs heroine, Constance Harding, despairs of the trend for ready-made pancakes. (And we quite agree with her!)
Tuesday 8th March 2011
Constance Harding, blog post 5
Today, when I popped into Marks and Spencers, I was confronted with the most dispiriting sight since the time that my inept former housekeeper put my favourite cashmere cardigan in a hot wash. There in front of me stood a rack of shelves stacked top to bottom with pre-made pancakes. I stopped, aghast, inadvertently clobbering two young men with my shopping basket. I am not ashamed to say that I was too flabbergasted to apologise.
Pre-made pancakes? Since when have we, as a nation, become so weak-willed and indolent that we are incapable of mixing up a bit of flour with some eggs and milk and bunging the result in a hot pan?
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A Surrey State of Affairs is published by Abacus on 31 March.
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