Tag Archives: Breakfast

Sunday Brunch. Sticky Date and Banana Loaf.

Another wet and miserable Sunday. After having spent the best part of Saturday outdoors watching rugby, I drew the short straw and spent a full day from 8am to 6pm warming my usual seat at the aquatic centre watching my … Continue reading

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A Mothers Day Brunch Suggestion. Breakfast Panini With Scrambled Eggs, Prosciutto and Rocket.

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. This Sunday 12th May. Here is an easy breakfast in bed suggestion for all those husbands and children who may be contemplating cooking up a storm in the kitchen on Sunday morning. Breakfast … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. More Reinvention. The Modern Bircher Muesli. Overnight Oats in a Jar with Raspberries

Oats are a staple pantry item in our house. With a daughter who swims most mornings they are the perfect, portable breakfast solution. Served in one of two ways. Depending on the season. A thermos of steaming hot porridge. A … Continue reading

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Sunday Brunch. Hot Cross Easter Muffins. No Yeast Required.

Rocky road eggs one day. Hot cross muffins the next. Easter is definitely around the corner. This clever twist on the traditional hot cross bun came to me via my very generous friend Grace. Courtesy of Delicious magazine. Circa March … Continue reading

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Tart and Sweet. Rhubarb and Apple Buttermilk Muffins.

Is there anything more wonderful than rhubarb?  Bright and brilliant rosy red. Tart and sweet.  The glossier and crisper the stalks, the more intense the colour and the sweeter the fruit. When in season I buy bunches by the armful … Continue reading

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The Good Egg. Persian Feta Omelette With Lemon Zest and Mint.

There is nothing simpler or more delicious than a perfectly cooked omelette. Easy to prepare and ready with in minutes. My go to dish for breakfast or brunch and on occasion  my too-tired-to-cook weeknight dinner solution. A beautifully cooked omelette is incredible. … Continue reading

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Monkey See. Monkey Do. A Breakfast Treat. Sweet Sticky Gooey Monkey Bread.

Like Curious George my interest has been piqued.  By  Monkey Bread.  As far as I can gather it’s a sweet, sticky, gooey breakfast pastry popular in the USA.  Sometimes also affectionately referred to as  puzzle bread, golden crown, pinch-me cake, bubble loaf and monkey brains. Well loved … Continue reading

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What’s for Breakfast? Sweetcorn Fritters With Roast Tomato.

This time when we returned from Canberra the boot of our car  was filled with plums, tomatoes, sweetcorn, spinach, sweet basil, capsicum, cucumbers and zucchini. All freshly picked from my father’s garden. And two enormous bunches of hydrangea in hues … Continue reading

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Summer in the City. Breakfast Smoothies with Fresh Fruit and Greek Yoghurt.

Its December First.  Hello Summer.  Another hot, humid, sticky day. We woke to a summer rain storm. Today’s headline in the Sydney Morning Herald reads “Summer in the City…and its Hot, Hot, Hot”.  Somehow I don’t think its going to … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Popolo. Zucchini Frittata with Mint and Pecorino

We all know that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, but how many of us skip breakfast because we’re simply not hungry or too busy to take time in the morning to eat? I remember … Continue reading

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