Category Archives: Breakfast recipes

Travels with my brunch: Niki Segnit’s kedgeree

I have been making this for over a year now, ever since I first got a copy of Niki Segnit’s witty and unique Lateral Cooking. Like her first book, The Flavour Thesaurus, this brilliant tome unpicks cooking and recipes in … Continue reading

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My new granola, via Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

I first wrote about granola here in 2010, and for the last eight years this is the only one I have made. It remains delicious, simple and quick, all essential qualities for any recipe. However, in recent months, thanks to … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: avocado toast

Once upon a time, as a student and beyond, I used to eat a lot of avocado and mayonnaise sandwiches. They were cheap, delicious and very easy. Several decades later, avocado on toast is a ubiquity and costs around £4 … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: cornbread

I’ve had cornbread many a time in the States. On the last occasion it arrived baked in a flower pot which was charming, if a little twee (and, for those of you fed up with being served food in odd things, amuse yourself … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: mangoes and granola

This is a post which is, I apologise, very much aimed at my city-dwelling friends. Because, for this to make (financial) sense, you need to live somewhere where there are ‘bowl men’ (and they are always men): on every street … Continue reading

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The French toast to beat all French toasts

There is breakfast. You know, cereal, toast, porridge, a bit of fruit, yogurt, something grabbed from the coffee shop. Then there is brunch which, as far I am concerned, is just a bigger, often cooked breakfast so waffles, pancakes, eggs Benedict, … Continue reading

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Sunday perfect: Peter Gordon’s Parmesan and pine nut scones

Once upon a time, there were three small children, my sister’s children. I loved making them food, even though that often consisted of serving them honey sandwiches (a true sign of my love for them, since I am a teensy … Continue reading

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Perfect, never-bore-of-it, granola

If there is one thing I make all the time, one thing that I can, just about, do without a recipe, it’s this granola. I wrote about it four years ago, on my first food blog, and it suddenly struck … Continue reading

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A New Year’s brunch: Ottolenghi’s shakshuka

When I was a teenager there was one recurrent theme about Christmas: even though the house was full of snacks and free booze, by December 27th I was desperate, frantic even, to get out of the house and pay to … Continue reading

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Quick blog, quick breakfast: avocado on toast

One of my favourite breakfasts on the planet is pan con tomate, a salty-sweet delight that goes perfectly with good coffee. It might also be my favourite because usually I have it in Granada, and if I’m there I will … Continue reading

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