Category Archives: breakfast

BLT with cheese

Ok – not a recipe, but this was so tasty I had to share. A BLT with melted cheese. Slice crusty bread in half, spread with a little mayo. Add ketchup & American mustard to one side. Slice sweet small … Continue reading

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Devilled kidneys

I was hungry, working late, in need of a filling breakfast – and I was all out of chollah bread for the perfect ironic bacon sandwich. So I took my devilled mushroom recipe and used kidneys instead. Serves 1. 2 … Continue reading

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Spicy Breakfast Beans

I had half a tin of kidney beans, half a fresh chilli and half a tin of tomatoes left over in the fridge when making brunch – out of hunger & necessity was born Spicy Breakfast Beans. They’re very similar … Continue reading

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Devilled mushrooms

Eldest son and I just made these for breakfast. Sadly we ate them before we could take a photo of them. Perfect on toast and with sausages. box of chestnut mushrooms knob of butter tsp dried oregano slug of Worcestershire … Continue reading

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Huevos Sloberos

This is adapted from ‘The great Mexican breakfast’ in Thomasina Miers’ Mexican Food Made Simple – she’s the genius behind Wahaca, the Mexican restaurant chain. It’s a bit like Huevos Rancheros, but we ate these slobbing out in bed one … Continue reading

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Crêpes en Fête

This was contributed by the lovely Jon Henley of The Guardian. One day he’s interviewing Henning Mankell in Antibes, then he finds himself in our kitchen in Hither Green, SE London watching our family chow-down. Tant pis! (It was for … Continue reading

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M-m-m-my Granola

First time I made this, I cocked it up utterly. I didn’t have any nuts and I mixed the fruit in with the oats before baking them… which would have resulted in burnt fruit. But I did then have some … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Eggs Benedict

A few weeks ago I had a longing for Eggs Benedict. I tried to make them the proper way, making my own Hollandaise sauce. It was a lot of bother and it didn’t work. I had wanted to recreate the … Continue reading

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Eggy bread

Or French Toast, which I made for the kids ages ago and they all hated it. Except now Henry loves it and wants it every day. Makes 1 portion. 1 egg 1 thick slice of soft bread splash of full-fat … Continue reading

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Kedgeree

Great at breakfast – or suppertime! – Smoked haddock (preferably undyed) – milk – Onions – Turmeric – Curry powder (such as Garam Masala) – lemon juice – Basmati rice – eggs Put the basmati rice on to cook, and … Continue reading

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