Saturday, December 5, 2009

Advent blog-a-long day 5


Quirky traditions. Do you have any? Earlier this year I had been craving this topping that my Grandfather used to put on pikelets, and I couldn't for the life of me figure out what this stuff was. The best I could do to describe it was "it's like a golden-syrupy-buttery-stuff". I finally asked my Mum what this stuff was, and she informed me it was indeed a golden-syrupy-buttery-stuff. My Grandfather would mix his Golden Syrup and butter together to form a paste and would smear it all over his pikelets.



And so a new tradition was formed in my household. Every time I make pikelets (which is quite often!) we now have
golden-syrupy-buttery-stuff. I love that even though my daughter never got the chance to meet this most wonderful man, she knows a little quirky something about him. Oh, and he also liked cheese and jam sandwiches. Not quite going there.

7 comments:

CurlyPops said...

Mmmmm they look delish!

Beach Vintage said...

Now you have made me hungry!

Gina said...

Oooh, great idea Selina. I make all three boys pancakes (pikelets really) every Saturday. Justin being Canadian, he likes his maple syrup but we often run out and forget to replenish the stocks, so this is PERFECT. (And cheaper...)

HA, word verification is 'cakey'. Mmmmm, cakey...

Vintage by LOU LOU said...

Hello Selina : )
Thanks for visiting my blog. Can I just say that sounds delicious!
I make pikelets and pancakes for my kids but if we're over at my mums we have what I believe is a very Canadian way of eating pancakes; Pancake followed by egg, bacon, ice cream (yes I'm serious) followed by a good helping of maple syrup....and yes, I love it!!
Have a great weekend,
Lou
xx

clare's craftroom said...

Oh yum ! My husband eats cheese and jam too , but then again he's strange just look who's he's married to !!!

charismagic said...

~Just found your blog rather randomly but hey, my grandma used to like cheese & jam sandwiches too! I vaguely remember eating them when I was little. She also used to peel all of the skin off her apple before she would eat it :)

Sarah said...

I am always making pikelets too. Aren't they such fun to make? My girls will eat a whole batch in one go and the buttery, jammy mess is quite something when they're done.