Creamy Martini mushrooms on toast

Martini? Yup. Extra Dry (other brands also available…). Truth be told any white boozy liquid will do. I came up with this recipe because I drank all my white wine (surprised?) not much else to it. Great as a snack, light bite or starter – mushrooms on toast are a tasty quick option. Did I…

Coconut & Almond Granola

Crunchy, sweet, vaguely healthy and most importantly currant free!! This granola is easy to make, low in refined sugars and pretty versatile – lets just say this makes it to more meals than just breakfast! If there is anything you need to know about me when it comes to food is that I hate currants…

Breakfast Baked Eggs

Eggs are an obvious and pretty good choice for breakfast, but once you’ve fried, poached, scrambled and boiled they can get quite boring! Ideal for a leisurely breakfast or brunch, these smokey bakes eggs will really hit the spot. Serve with your favourite toasted crusty bread dipped into a lovely runny yolk! Because you are…

Fluffy Brioche French Toast

You know when you just fancy something and nothing else will do? Well last night after a failed attempt at Racuchy (Polish yeast pancakes) I didn’t quite satisfy my sweet tooth. So when I woke up this morning I was not drawn to our usual hearty savoury weekend breakfast. It had to be french toast……

Dutch Baby Pancake

Breakfast… the most important meal of the day… and it seems the most mundane too! …

Maple Glazed Roast Ham

Ham. A staple lunch box meat, consumed often, bought in packets or if you’re feeling flush – off the deli counter and usually slapped between two sliced of bread. Nothing wrong with that of course it’s rather convenient… but have you considered how much it costs for a couple of slices? When you can buy…

Cheats Croque Monsieur

It’s cold, you’re feeling under the weather – or maybe you just fancy something calorfically tasty. This quick cheats version of the croque monsieur is bound to hit the spot. Go on have two… A traditional croque monsieur can be surprisingly laborious to make with the béchamel sauce and the nutmeg etc… this simple speedy…

Open Sandwiches ‘Kanapka’

This is another one of those things I just grew up with and never thought twice about. The ‘kanapka’ – which roughly translates to sandwich-  seems to be very much an Eastern European thing, though they do have some history in the UK from the middle ages where slabs of bread were used as plates…

The “Pizza” Omelette

Yes…you read it right! Stay with me.. its not as crazy as you think! In short this is a cross between an omelette, Spanish tortilla and a frittata. Besides being very easy, quick and cheap to make the best thing about this is you can make it with pretty much whatever you have in your…

Dad’s Hearty Scrambled Eggs

As the title suggests this dish is my late Dad’s. I’m not sure how it came about exactly but I’m sure it has something to do with my dad not wanting to do a load of dishes after making breakfast for a family of five! This ‘one pan’ mini full English dish makes a fantastic…