err, Bacon Cake???
A reblog from Fromage Homage
I’m determined not to put the heating on until October but this autumn weather is certainly trying my resolve (hailstones anyone?!) So, it’s ridiculous Nordic cardigans, hot water bottles and comfort food all the way here. Rocket, lettuce and radishes have all fallen by the wayside in favour of starchy root vegetables and soups have kicked out salads. I first came across Cheese and Beer Soup in Kirstin Jackson’s exploration of American cheese…
Read more on: Fromage Homage on the link above.
Yes, the Full
Monty, ah English Breakfast.
Time has eroded the English breakfast, I don’t necessarily mean temporally, rather our lifestyles. Today we don’t have the time to make an English breakfast. With both Mum and Dad off to work, it’s tea/coffee and toast and off…
The value of an English breakfast cannot be surpassed. In today’s world of the obese, it is dangerous because our sedentary lifestyles have made it so. We are not active during the day or the evening any more, not active enough to burn off the calorific intake that an English breakfast provides.
Just look at that plate, from the grilled tomatoes (I prefer fried), clockwise, bacon, blackpudding, mushrooms, toast, baked beans and bangers (sausage) with perfectly fried eggs in the middle. This is the perfect breakfast.
With the demise of family life and the disappearance of the English breakfast the kids of today have no idea what food is. Hamburgers, hot-dogs and pizza is all kids understand today; they believe that anything that involves washing the dishes is not food.
Read this article on The Guardian about the essentials and how-to of the full English breakfast.
Photo credit: EssentiallyEngland.com
One of the easiest pies to make.
Make pastry, break eggs, chop bacon and put in the oven…
There is no recipe. There are variations of course, you can add veges, or you can make a potato top, glaze, or not, try an onion, bacon and cheese topping. Serve with whatever takes your fancy.