Take: some ready-made pancakes (yes, I know); some Hotel Chocolat drinking chocolate; a few blueberries.
1. Place the pancake palest side down in a dry frying pan. Sprinkle on some chocolate. Squish some blueberries between your fingers and scatter the remains on top.
2. Heat the pancake on a medium heat until the chocolate has gone melty. (Hint – Hotel Chocolat drinking chocolate doesn’t go runny, it just sort of goes glossy.)
3. Fold the pancake*.
4. Transfer it to a plate and eat it with a fork. Mmmm, messy.
5. Repeat until full.
[* A flipper and a fork are the ideal tools (fork optional, but you’ll need it if the pancake has gone a bit, er, crispy). Just turn the “bottom” in a little bit, and then turn the “sides” in so that they overlap completely i.e. you are folding it in thirds. This sounds more complicated than it is, but it is important to fold it right for the authentic eating experience.]
Bananas, and/or blackcurrants, and/or raspberries instead of blueberries.
And/or add thick gloopy cream.
For a savoury choice, you could try grated cheese, with a few drops of Worcestershire sauce.
And/or mushrooms, very finely sliced (or pre-cooked).
And/or garlicky olive oil.
And/or, break an egg on top and hope it is cooked before the pancake burns. Tricky one, this – you need a low heat and a lid on the pan.