Vegan Oaty Pancakes with Berries and Maple Syrup

Olly’s wine pairing: Strawberry & Banana Smoothie (250ml, 0%) £1.50, Waitrose

This smoothie’s success lies in packing in fabulous flavour without too much sweetness. Pair with these lush oaty pancakes for a silken start to your day.

Pancakes with Smoked Salmon, Asparagus & Horseradish Creme Fraiche

Olly’s wine pairing: Arestel Cava Brut (11.5%) £5.49, Lidl

Seeking a bargain fizz? Try this fresh Spanish sparkler. Fabulous chilled and sipped with savoury pancakes, it also offers astonishing value.

Sweet crepes with Cointreau and Caramelised Oranges

Olly’s wine pairing: Specially Selected Prosecco Superiore Millesimato DOCG (11%) £8.99, Aldi

Offering splendid refreshment, this deliciously fruity bubbly is a crowd-pleaser that’s perfect for offsetting the heady orange flavours in the crêpe recipe.

Spinach and Cheese Breakfast Green Pancakes

Olly’s wine pairing: Henry Westons Vintage British Cider (500ml, 7.3%) £2.35, Morrisons

Cider is a slam-dunk partner for pancakes – especially when bacon is involved! This rich, aged, British cider has all the depth and deliciousness required for the job.

This article was originally published in the Daily Mail’s WEEKEND magazine in Saturday 18th February 2023

Read the full column and get the full lip smacking recipes HERE.

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