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.

Scrambled Eggs with Sucuk Sausage Recipe

Scrambled Eggs with Sucuk Sausage Recipe

In my Istanbul edition of The Dish, I shared my recipe for lamb chops with bulgur that I made here in the tiny kitchen of our apartment near Taksim Square. Today I’m doing scrambled eggs with sucuk sausage. So it’s not a traditional Turkish dish, but...
Gallo Pinto Recipe from Costa Rica

Gallo Pinto Recipe from Costa Rica

I’m not going to fib. The only negative things we heard about Costa Rica before our visit to the country were about a subject close to our hearts: the food. One Mexican chef we met who’d lived in Costa Rica for a long time said...
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....
Huevos Rancheros – Contemporary Recipe

Huevos Rancheros – Contemporary 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. This Huevos Rancheros – Contemporary Recipe looks at the dish from a fresh angle. Essentially the dish is...
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)

This authentic Bubur Ayam Recipe (Indonesian Congee with Chicken), comes from Desak, the cook at our villa in Bali. A local Bali version of this classic congee. One of the things we are certainly not missing this year is the hotel breakfast. The repetition of...
Why Would You Cook in Tokyo When You Can Eat Out So Well?

Why Would You Cook in Tokyo When You Can Eat Out So Well?

Why would you cook in Tokyo when you can eat out so well is something I’ve been asking myself every day. Tokyo is the first destination of our year-long grand tour where I haven’t cooked. If you’ve been to Tokyo, you can appreciate why. If you...
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 classic Salade Lyonnaise recipe should be a message to the weather gods. While checking out the markets...