Happy Mardi Gras!  or Shrove Tuesday!  or, as they say here, Pancake Day! 

As I mentioned over the weekend, today is pancake day in England – I shared my recipe for buckwheat pancakes over the weekend, but I thought I’d share a picture of what the final dish looks like:

On top of your silver-dollar size pancake, spoon a dollop of creme fraiche, a bit of smoked salmon, a squeeze of lemon juice, a little pepper and some chives.