Category: Breakfast

Morning Meal

Golden Fruit and Nut Granola

Golden Fruit and Nut Granola

It’s taken a few experiments to get my granola both yummy AND healthy.  For the most economical choice, use a combination of peanuts and raisins, with honey as the sweetener.  For the most luxurious, choose Pistachios, and Dried Cherries, with…

Shredded Potato Pancake for One

Shredded Potato Pancake for One

This super simple dish makes an excellent quickie breakfast, lunch, or late night snack for one.   If you want it to go a little farther use a griddle pan, and divide the batter into four.   The little ones make a…

Mushroom Egg and Cheese Brunch Burrito for One

Brunch Burrito

In the mood for a little sumthin’, just for one? I whipped this burrito up for brunch. If you’ve got a morning-after-the-night-before visitor, double the recipe and serve it in bed with a handful of fresh strawberries or a few…

Poached Eggs over Mushrooms on An English Muffin Bed

Poached Eggs over Mushrooms on An English Muffin Bed

Sometimes the simplest foods give the most pleasure. Brilliant yellow broken yolks dribbling over savory mushrooms with a drizzle of truffle oil sinking into the English Muffin holes…sublime! 2 Eggs 1 English Muffin 4 Mushrooms, washed and quartered Splash of…

Not Doc Seuss’s Green Egg Omelet

Mesclun Lettuce Mix

At this time of year, I have an abundance of greens growing in my plot…Swiss Chard, Assorted Lettuces, and Mustard Greens. One of my quickest, healthiest, and easiest ways to enjoy them is by shredding them into an omelet. It’s…

An English Hash Turkey Bubble and Squeak

English Crest

Bubble and Squeak was made popular during WWII when food was rationed. My Nan and Mum often made it, usually on a Monday morning with Sundays Roast Dinner leftovers. The name Bubble and Squeak comes from the sounds that makes…

Dad’s Jazzed Egg Sammie – The Celt

Fried Egg

Dad’s Jazzed Egg Sammie – I call it a C.E.L.T. (Cheese Egg Lettuce & Tomato) I don’t remember ever seeing my dad cook (he died when I was 11) but my Mum told me he packed his own lunches and…

Tender English Scones that Fortify

Waldorf Tea

English Scones My most joyful scone-eating experience was not at the Waldorf in London, although I have eaten them there. Scones, to me, taste best served up in foil at a fire’s edge in a Kootenay winter. There, I often…

Friendship Biscuits

Friends Logo

Friendship Biscuits One of my dearest friends goes bonkers for these. There’s nothing quite as sweet as seeing her delightful face when she tucks into one.  My friend is from the South.  She’s a petit big-haired blonde who I can safely tuck…