[Sca-cooks] Dutch Pancakes

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Tue May 8 09:52:42 PDT 2007

There are a few other artists and artworks that might be mentioned.
Adriaen Brouwer, **1605 - 1638, Pancake Baker

Jan Steen also did one titled The Old Pancake Seller

There's also* *Rembrandt's sketch titled The Pancake Woman.

There's one of the merchant ones titled The Pancake Seller.
Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische  It appears online in a small image at

I should mention that
Janny de Moor did an article on pancakes in 2002: /
The Flattest Meal: Pancakes in the Dutch Lowlands /

It can be found in: H. Walker (ed.), /The Meal: Proceedings of the 
Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery 2001/, Prospect books: Totnes 2002, 
67-80. ISBN 1 903018 24 2


> Matters of Taste. Food and Drink in Seventeenth-Century Dutch 
> Art and Life
> contains two paintings that deal directly with the topic:
>  Jan Steen's Pancake Woman and Egbert van der Poel's A Pancake Woman.
> They are also featured in Bloemaert's A Couple in the Kitchen Interior.
> Rose produces 3 different versions of pancakes in the recipe book that 
> goes along
> with the exhibit catalog and notes the sources in the catalog.
> Johnnae

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