MARDI GRAS POEM <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Masqueraders moving King and Queen go forth Standing in a royal place A Jester joins their court Princesses and maidens Searching through the crowds Seeking joy and happiness Underneath masked shrouds Joined in jubilation The crowds now move about Searching for their happiness So joyful there's no doubt Streets abound with laughter Dancing has begun Everyone related Masks have made them one Constant stream of joyfulness Parades and floats go by Music fills the crowded streets Torches light the sky Last hurrah of season Food and wine to last This in preparation For forty days of fast </li></ul>MARDI GRAS POEM MARDI GRAS POEM
Cake: 1/2 cup warm water (100-115 F) 2 tablespoons yeast 1/2 cup sugar, plus 2 teaspoons 3 1/2 - 4 cup flour 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1/2 cup warm 2 teaspoons salt milk 5 egg yolks 1/2 cup butter 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon milk, for egg wash Icing : 3 cups confectioner's sugar 1/4 cup lemon juice 3-6 tablespoons water Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe
As early 1901 , a group called tramps Marched on fat Tuesday. Zulu came Later in 1909.It was the first parade Made by African-American. This year Is the 100 year anniversary.
Mardi Gras is always 47 days prior to Easter Sunday, so the date can fall between February 3 and March 9 depending on the calculations done by the Catholic Church. This holiday came to New Orleans in 1699 with the French explorer Iberville. The official colors for the holiday were chosen in 1872 . They are purple, gold, and green. Purple stands for justice, green for faith, and gold for power.
Throughout its ten year history, the Southside Shuffle, Port Credit’s Blues and Jazz Festival, which is a non-for-profit organization, has developed strong community and charitable connections, many of which have reached well beyond the village of Port Credit.