Tag Archives: Brunch

Breakfast To Go. Apple Steel Cut Oats With Rosewater Poached Rhubarb And Toasted Pistachios.

We’ve been caught off guard by the changing of the seasons as we segue from Winter into Spring. A welcome stretch of soaring temperatures sees me booking a much needed pedicure and reaching for a summer wardrobe of strappy sandals … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 300 Calories. Spring Vegetable Frittata With Asparagus And Broccolini.

I adore early Spring, each week brings an ever growing abundance of garden fresh vegetables. At the moment I’m pairing the last of Winter’s broccolini with tender, new season spears of emerald green asparagus. Sautéed in a little olive oil … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 300 Calories. Egg Salad With Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette.

For a quick and easy fast day meal I always turn to eggs. High in protein they are enormously satisfying. Even better, they can be prepared in a wide variety of delicious ways. Lately I’ve been craving egg salad. Freshly … Continue reading

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Sunday Brunch. Cinnamon Sugared Pop Overs With Apple Compote.

I think I’ve died and gone to heaven. The last thing I wanted to do on a cold, dreary, drizzly winter’s day was leave the cosy confines of our home to make a regular Sunday morning pilgrimage to the bakery. … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 400 Calories. Brunch Bruschetta With Soft Poached Egg and Avocado Salsa

It has been quite a while since I posted a fast day breakfast or brunch idea. Usually I prefer to save the majority of my calories for a substantial dinner, but every now and then I vary the routine and … Continue reading

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Ruby Red Sundays. Rhubarb And Strawberry Compote With Vanilla and Balsamic.

We are fortunate to live in a temperate climate. At the Growers Markets last weekend, despite being in the midst of  winter,  I was lucky enough to pick up bunches of ruby red rhubarb and punnets of sweetly scented strawberries. Just … Continue reading

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Breakfast To Go. Apple, Cinnamon and Walnut Muffins.

Winter breakfasts to go in our house consist of ready made jars of creamy steel cut oats and compote in the refrigerator and  an ever changing combination of fruit and nut studded muffins in the freezer. Together they provide warming, … Continue reading

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La Dolce Vita. A Sicilian Inspired Mother’s Day Brunch. Brioche With Lemon Granita.

This Sunday May 11 it’s Mother’s Day. Last year my family cooked up a storm in the kitchen serving up breakfast panini  filled with Bill Granger’s decadently creamy scrambled eggs, crispy prosciutto and peppery rocket. I’m not sure what is … Continue reading

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A Lazy Sunday Brunch. Jam Doughnut Muffins

I love a lazy Sunday morning. Sleep-ins, newspapers and cappuccinos. A welcome respite from our hectic schedules and sadly an increasingly  rare commodity in our busy household.  No gulping down my coffee, one eye on the ticking clock as I … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday. Feasting With Pancakes. Three Ways. Crêpes, Galettes and Blintzes.

Tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday. Pancake day in our house. How quickly time flies. It doesn’t seem a year ago that I was flipping crêpes and savoury galettes for our last pancake day feast. The association of Shrove Tuesday and Pancake Day … Continue reading

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