As I sit at my desk and look out over a very grey sky and watch the storm moving in, all I want to do is hibernate and drink tea. I think of more comforting food and hearty breakfasts that roll into brunch. These are not the sorts of recipes you would make for a busy week day (except perhaps the granola which you would have made over the week-end), but ones where you would plan to make in advance on chilled week-end. These are 10 of my best breakfast recipes. 

I thought since we have a mega long week-end coming up and peeps will be taking some time off, I would share a few of my top favourite breakfast recipes. They should be made late in the morning in order to skip lunch. I’ve been known to make quite a few of these for dinner – especially the Mennemen which is 100% my all time favourite scrambled egg recipe. 

how to make menemen the most delicious turkish scrambled eggs

Menemen or Turkish scrambled eggs

This is the most delicious recipe for breakfast lunch or supper and comes from Diana Henry. I even made a video to show you how they are done. Thank me later.

Smoked salmon omelette with chive creme fraiche

This recipe comes from Neill Anthony and is one of my faves in terms of indulgence and interesting flavours. Its THE ONE you will want to whip out to impress a significant other.

smoked salmon omelette with chive crème fraiche

smoked salmon omelette with chive crème fraiche

Easy honey nut granola

I’ve only made this granola once but decided at the time it was my favourite  so I might not make any others. Its loaded with almonds and cashews making it extra special. I love to serve it  with Greek yoghurt, fresh fruit and another drizzle of honey. It’s also great to snack on straight from the jar (shhhhhh). 

granola with almonds, cashews, hazelnuts and macadamia nuts

how to make easy honey nut granola

Eggs Benedict on roast brown mushrooms

This is my take on a traditional eggs Benedict which has to be the best breakfast ever invented. I’ve replaced the toasted English muffin with a roasted brown mushroom and its delicious. I also included a recipe for a cheats hollondaise becasue lets face it, its not the easiest thing to make. 

eggs benedict on roasted brown mushrooms spinach and prosciutto

Shakshuka

I’m obsessed with shakshuka and maybe even more so so since my trip to Israel where I ate it all the time. It’s another breakfast dish that is perfect for lunch and supper too. It needs lovely crusty bread to dunk onto the runny eggs. 

Heres a recipe for greeen shakshuka if you prefer it that way. 

Shakshuka with mushrooms and spinach

Croque madame with spinach and smoked salmon

This recipe is a twist on a classic croque madame where the bechamel is in the sandwich with the spinach. 

croque madame with spinach and salmon

Crispy fried egg on avocado toast with mushrooms, spinach & pesto

This take on avo toast is just so extra it’s going to make you very happy. The toasted sunflower seeds add a surprising crunchy element.

crispy fried egg on avo toast with mushrooms, spinach & pesto

Steel cut oats with maple syrup, cinnamon and roasted banana

I love to pimp up my oats in winter and all these flavours are so delicious together. I love fresh banana in my oats, but roasted they are even better. 

How to make steel cut oats with roasted banana, maple and cinnamon

Bacon & egg breakfast pies

Nuff said!

bacon and egg breakfast pies

Blueberry pancakes with ricotta & orange

What would a breakfast round-up be without a stack of pancakes and I love ricotta in mine

ricotta pancakes with blueberries and orange

ricotta pancakes with blueberries and orange

For an other take with oats & banana in the mix, try these fluffy  blueberry pancakes with oats and banana

Fluffy blueberry & banana pancakes with a dash of oats

 

 

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2 Comments

  1. Michael Olivier

    Please can you arrange delivery, one of each dish for Sunday morning. Clever little fish that you are. Mxx

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