Pancakes are loved all over the world. You can pick up a variety of jams and other additions to them, but blueberries will be ideal. National Blueberry Pancake Day is a great day to spend time with friends and cook together. You can order a dish in a cafe, but making it yourself is much more fun.
According to scientists, pancakes were cooked back in the Stone Age, but the composition and taste were somewhat different from the modern version. The ancient Greeks and Romans used wheat flour, olive oil and honey. Subsequently, the British decided to add spices and fruits to improve the taste and spice it up.
For the first time the word “pancake” appeared in English in the 4th century, but it became widespread only after 15 centuries. There are a huge number of synonyms. For cooks, they are symbols of various dishes. In almost every national cuisine you can find one of the variations.
In the United States of America, pancakes with blueberries have long been prepared. Vitamin-rich berries have become a wonderful addition that harmoniously combines with a sweetish taste. In a few minutes you can prepare a delicious breakfast, which is considered one of the most popular in the country.
- Blueberries contain a huge amount of antioxidants. The berry is distinguished by useful elements that slow down aging and prevent the appearance of cancer.
- Berries are saturated with vitamins C and B. At the same time, they are considered low-calorie. Blueberries are often used as a natural dye.
- Two varieties of blueberries have been bred. One of them is sold in stores, and the other is found only in the wild. These berries are slightly smaller, but much sweeter.
- Native Americans began eating blueberries as early as 13 years ago. They added it to a dish consisting mainly of dried butter.
How to celebrate
Eating food prepared with your own hands is always tastier and more interesting. You can find a huge number of recipes on the Internet. Do not dwell on boring options, diversify them with new decorations or additives. Some chefs advise using cornmeal to reduce the calorie content of the product. Coconut oil leaves a pleasant aftertaste.
Don’t forget to share your portion with your friends. You can throw a party and invite everyone to bring a small treat with them.
When is National Blueberry Pancake Day celebrated in 2024?
National Blueberry Pancake Day is observed on January 28 each year.