Gwyneth Paltrow cries over pancakes
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Gwyneth Paltrow cries over pancakes

Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow says she cries when she eats pancakes because they remind her of her beloved late father Bruce Paltrow.

entertainment Updated: Dec 25, 2011 17:33 IST

The 39-year-old actress always loved the breakfast food cooked by her late father Bruce but says tucking in a pancake even now makes her feel emotional, reported Contactmusic.

"His barbecued salmon with ginger and thyme and his World-famous pancakes. It is hard for me to eat them because I keep expecting him to walk into the kitchen when I do. I make them very rarely and I cry every time. They are the essence of him in a food," Paltrow said.

The actress, who has children Apple, seven, and five-year-old Moses with her husband, Coldplay singer Chris Martin, thinks she is a very traditional wife who thinks her main responsibility is to her family.

"I am very traditional in a 1950s housewife way; cooking, making sure everyone's fed and everything's in order. I think that a wife has a responsibility to make a home and protect the family," she said.

"I also believe that a wife should be able to do whatever she wants and work if she wants. My mother was a less traditional wife than me. She worked to support the family," she added.

First Published: Dec 24, 2011 17:00 IST