Weekend Eggs

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Every destination has a breakfast eggs dish that locals love. Here we look into it and recreate the dish ourselves.

Huevos Revueltos con Chorizo Recipe

Huevos Revueltos con Chorizo Recipe

About fifteen years ago, on my second trip to Mexico, I arrived from San Francisco to meet Lara who was already in Mexico City. The next morning, bleary eyed, we headed off to a small cafe near our cheap hotel that served brilliant breakfast eggs....
Contemporary Huevos Rancheros (Ranch Eggs) Recipe

Contemporary Huevos Rancheros (Ranch Eggs) Recipe

Ever since we first visited Mexico years ago, huevos rancheros or ‘ranch eggs’ has been one of my favourite hearty breakfast dishes, both to eat and to cook. Essentially the dish is made up of two corn (or sometimes flour) tortillas that are topped with...
Eggs Benedict Recipe, Weekend Eggs New York Edition

Eggs Benedict Recipe, Weekend Eggs New York Edition

An eggs Benedict recipe. How could I do anything else for my New York City edition of my Weekend Eggs series? Could there be a more quintessential New York eggs dish? Eggs Benedict is to New Yorkers what smashed avocado and poached eggs is to...
Bubur Ayam Recipe (Indonesian Congee with Chicken)

Bubur Ayam Recipe (Indonesian Congee with Chicken)

One of the things we are certainly not missing this year is the hotel breakfast. The repetition of crowded breakfast rooms, people eating like there is no tomorrow, and overcooked or runny eggs has seen us skipping many a hotel breakfast in the past, particularly...
Why would you cook in Tokyo? A Guide to Where We Ate.

Why would you cook in Tokyo? A Guide to Where We Ate.

Tokyo is the first destination of our grand tour where I haven’t cooked. If you’ve been to Tokyo, you can probably appreciate why. If you haven’t, then read on… One of the huge advantages of staying in a holiday rental over a hotel is having...
Poached Eggs with Asparagus, Pancetta and Parmesan, a Contemporary Take

Poached Eggs with Asparagus, Pancetta and Parmesan, a Contemporary Take

Poached eggs with asparagus, pancetta and parmesan, a contemporary take. I couldn’t leave the classic rendition of the dish that I recently made for the Venice edition of my Weekend Eggs series alone. Here’s why… I was lamenting the fact that it’s not really customary here in Venice, or anywhere...
Poached Eggs, Asparagus, Pancetta and Parmesan Recipe

Poached Eggs, Asparagus, Pancetta and Parmesan Recipe

This poached eggs, asparagus, pancetta and parmesan recipe is one of our favourite spring time recipes, and a classic that works for breakfast or brunch. Light and healthy, it doesn’t leave you feeling full, and with a glass of bubbly it leaves you feeling fabulous. Here...
Scrambled Eggs Recipe with Njeguski kobasica and Ajvar

Scrambled Eggs Recipe with Njeguski kobasica and Ajvar

Sometimes my quest for a weekend eggs recipe reaches a dead end. Here in Kotor people tend to head to a café and have a pastry or one of the wonderful slices of cake such as Dobrotska torta (a lovely local almond lemon cake) rather...
A Tale of Two Omelette Recipes

A Tale of Two Omelette Recipes

Seeing we’re in Paris*, we should talk omelettes. But let’s start with a confession. Not one Parisian we have talked to has said they make omelettes at home. Even Paris chef Pierre Gagnaire, who we visited to seek advice about The Dish I should make, went...
Classic Salade Lyonnaise recipe

Classic Salade Lyonnaise recipe

In the interests of bringing the fine season of Spring on with a rush — after all we’re already a few days into April — I’ve decided that this egg dish should be a message to the weather gods. While checking out the markets and supermarkets...
Tortilla de Cebolla, Chorizo al Vino, Gambas Ajillo, Recipes

Tortilla de Cebolla, Chorizo al Vino, Gambas Ajillo, Recipes

Weekend eggs in Barcelona? Well, the fact is that most people don’t eat eggs for breakfast here, and there is no particular egg dish or ‘signature’ Barcelona breakfast eggs as there is in other cities. But what people do eat here, from breakfast till dinner...
Huevos con Chorizo (Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo) recipe

Huevos con Chorizo (Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo) recipe

Choosing this fortnight’s edition of Weekend Eggs from Jerez was difficult. I wanted to make huevos a la Flamenca, a baked egg dish with tomatoes and ham served in a cazuela (the clay individual serving dish that’s like a flatter ramekin and very popular in...