We have all heard the phrase Mardi Gras and we know it is one hell of a party! But what is a party without some delicious food! So, I give to you a Mardi Gras fest of fun!
But before I do here are some interesting facts about this let loose and have some fun day.
In countries such as the United Kingdom, Mardi Gras is also known as Shrove Tuesday which is derived from the word shrive, meaning “confess.”
Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday. During Lent, many Christians fast and the name Fat Tuesday refers to the last day of eating richer food before the leanerdays of Lent begin.
Many people start the day off with pancakes since it isconsidered a richer food. That is why Mardi Gras is also known as Pancake Day!
King Cakes is only available during the Mardi Gras festival
In many cultures, it is celebrated for two weeks.
The size of the beads matters far less than the color The Purple represents justice, the Green symbolizes faith and the Gold exemplifies power.
Now that we know this day is a lot more than a big party let’s bring on the food!
Enjoy and be safe. If you are going to be drinking make sure you never end up under the table and you call an Uber!
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