To make perfect pancakes you need flour, eggs, milk, a pinch of salt – and the right kitchen. Essential ingredients include sufficient room for everyone to join in the fun, high ceilings for obvious reasons, and eat-in space so you can enjoy the fruits of your labour while they're still hot.
Here are six of the best Shrove Tuesday-friendly properties on the market. Just add sugar and lemon.
Kitchen with vaulted ceiling, St John's Church, Letty Green, Hertfordshire – Price on application
Open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room, Macaulay Road, London SW4 – Asking price £6,750,000
Kitchen with bi-fold doors onto the garden, Millersford Lodge, Fordingbridge, Hampshire – Guide price £1,350,000
Kitchen with garden access via full-height Sky Frame sliding glass doors, Park Street, Windsor, Berkshire – Guide price £5,500,000
Kitchen looking out over surrounding meadows, Overbrook, Naunton, Gloucestershire – Guide price £2,950,000