To make sure you're not left with egg on your face on Shrove Tuesday (February 27), visit these websites for basic pancake recipes and more exotic variations. Granny Menno's pancakes are at www.therightside.demon.co.ukcookingpcake01.htm on the Hookery Cookery site hosted by Alwyn Jones, who also offers Welsh recipes for St David's Day (March 1). Meanwhile Morag Thompson's "Black Forest pancakes" can be found on www.northern-scot.co.uk, the site of The Moray and Nirn Express.
For Bruce Bogtrotter's Chocolate Cake recipe you'll need to check out www.roalddahl.com, the resplendent "official" Dahl site with home-page graphics by Quentin Blake. Prue Goodwin of the Reading and Language Information Centre, University of Reading, hosts the teachers' section with downloadable lesson plans, "10 Reasons Why Roald Dahl Should be in Your Classroom" and the chance to find out whether you're a Miss Honey or a Trunchbull.