Shrove Tuesday is observed by Christians and is the day before the start of Lent. Lent is to remember the 40 days Jesus spent fasting in the desert and this leads into Easter. The date for Easter in Western Christianity is determined by the full moon called the Passover Moon. Shrove Tuesday is the same day as Pancake Day. This is why Pancake Day has a different date each year. In your search engine put in “Shrove Tuesday” and “Easter Lent” to get more information. Pancake Day usually signifies the food you might abstain from eating for the 40 days fast leading into Easter.
Most people eat pancakes every day because it is an easily prepared meal that can bring out the creativity in you when it comes to serving the pancakes. No two recipes are the same so ignore my taste for rum. Since it is so easy to make it is a great photographic opportunity for capturing, composing and planning an image for presentation. It is also known as food photography.
Everybody can make pancakes, so this is the easiest food to capture at each stage and at a good angle to build up to the finish.
The build up can show that you like making sweet things or this is what your breakfast is. Try to tell a story.
A Teppanyaki is very useful for producing a lot of pancakes for eating or for practicing your food presentation skills.
As you can see from above, pancakes with ham and maple syrup taste nice but is not the best display. Start with a few simple creative ideas and build on it. Keep practicing and you will improve on your creativity.
I like bananas and a certain supermarket has grapes at the entrance. This is why I always have them on my pancakes.
Prepare your food, present it and eat it.