1. Sweet donuts were made only in the sixteenth century, previously baked only spicy and greasy.
2. In Italy, this holiday is called Giovedi Grasso, where, ten days before Lent in the evening, a meal of smoked meat is eaten.
3. In Spain he celebrates eating Bizcocho and Mona cakes.
4. In Germany it is Weiberfastnacht, this day is partly free from work (work ends before noon). The contractual hour to start the celebration is 11:11.
5. In Poland, it is also known as zapusta.
6. In the past, bacon, bacon and meat were served, and alcohol was not spared.
7. On February 15, 2007, Google placed an occasional logo on the main page of its search engine in the Polish version.
8. In some regions of Poland, crumbs are said to be faworki.
9. Originally, it was the day where the departure of winter and the beginning of spring were celebrated.
10. Regional competitions are organized in donut food, for example, the record holder in eating 10 donuts on time obtained a result of 5 min and 20 seconds, indicating that the food can not be sipped.
11. The donut weighs approximately 50 g and has 200-300 calories.
12. Faworki weigh about 15-20 grams and have 75 calories.
13. In Silesia, the donut is known as a crepe.
14. The specials of this holiday are mainly faworki and donuts. There is even a superstition that if someone on a fat Thursday does not eat a single donut, he will have bad luck in his life.
15. Already in ancient Rome, the so-called fat day.
16. Donuts from ancient times are nothing like those of today. They were hard balls of bread dough stuffed with bacon.