Originally Posted by Netz Ausg
We do pancakes. But they're thinner and more plain. Maple syrup is less favoured. Sugar and lemon juice is the preferred option. Also France had crepes (thin pancakes) with chocolate spread or savoury fillings. Belgian waffles are a European thing, too.
Mum used to make pancakes for us with sugar and lemon back in the day. Very nice. These days I make them for Dad with Philadelphia cream cheese and sultanas. Also nice.
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