Tag: eggs

Comfort Food – Luxurious Scrambled Eggs

Comfort Food – Luxurious Scrambled Eggs

In the first in a series of comfort food blogs we’re going straight in with one of my all time favourites, made with the humble egg. Scrambled eggs with a twist. The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved, the pig is committed. […]

Meat Free Monday: Eggs – Huevos en el Purgatorio

Meat Free Monday: Eggs – Huevos en el Purgatorio

It’s Meat Free Monday and we’re cooking up delicious Huevos en el Purgatorio or eggs in purgatory often associated with the Catholic faith, because of its reference to purgatory. With eggs or huevos representing “souls” The fiery and piquant tomato sauce surrounding them representing their suspension between Heaven and Hell. There […]

Salade Niçoise

Salade Niçoise

Salad Niçoise is a salad of tomatoes, tuna, hard-boiled eggs, olives, and anchovies, dressed with a vinaigrette. It is served variously on a plate, or in a bowl, with or without a bed of lettuce. The tuna may be cooked or canned.The salad may include raw red peppers, shallots, and artichoke […]

Tortilla

Tortilla

If you are looking for a quick and delicious lunch then you cannot go far wrong with a tortilla. Invented by a Spanish general to feed his starving army, this classic Spanish dish is scrumptious. In 1817 the first reference to Spanish tortilla was found in an anonymous Navarrese document. […]

All The Trimmings – Eggnog

All The Trimmings – Eggnog

Love it or loathe it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and with that comes all manner of wonderful things including traditional Yuletide fayre. Now, it would be rather tardy of us if we didn’t mention that infamous drink – eggnog, currently no. 4 on the Metro’s top 7 […]

Brunch: Kedgeree

Brunch: Kedgeree

This has to be one of my all time favourite ‘nursery’ suppers of all time, there is something so comforting about the combination of smoked haddock, rice and hard-boiled eggs. There would always be a resounding ‘yipeee’ from everyone in the house when my Mama announced that Kedgeree was on […]

Brunch: All Day Breakfast Frittata

Brunch: All Day Breakfast Frittata

Once in a while there is nothing like indulging in a full English breakfast. This recipe contains all the key ingredients of said iconic dish but  it’s contained with in a frittata, a thick set omelette packed with ingredients and flavours. Full English lends itself completely to this dish and […]

Recipe Book – Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

Recipe Book – Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

I have been having lengthy conversations with my beloved about food. It’s a passion we both share. Today talk turned to the versatility of eggs and how they take on a different taste according to the way they are cooked. So for example a fried egg tastes mightily different to […]