January 28th is National Blueberry Pancake Day!
Here are today’s five thing to know about Pancake:
The first ready-mix food to be sold commercially was Aunt Jemima pancake flour introduced in 1889.
Maine produces 99% of all the wild blueberries in the United States of which 90% are frozen.
The world’s largest pancake breakfast was held in Springfield, America in 2012.
It is widely believed that the tradition of pancake races began in 1445 in Olney in Buckinghamshire when a woman was making pancakes but lost track of time.
The highest ever flip was performed by Dominic Cuzzacrea. The pancake reached a height of 9.47 metres at the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga, New York, USA, in November 2010.
Daily Quote: “The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.”~W. C. Fields
- 1807 London’s Pall Mall becomes the first street to be lighted with Gas Fixtures
- 1855 The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic to the Pacific on the Panama Railway. Establishing the first trans-continental dining cars.
- 1917 San Francisco opens it’s streetcar system. Considered a “San Francisco treat”