Category: Breakfast

  • The Breakfast of Champions

    The Breakfast of Champions

    Pavlova and coffee Growing up in Brisbane, Mum would almost always make a pavlova for Christmas. My standard Boxing Day breakfast was leftover pavlova. I know that sounds weird because who would have leftover pavlova. The thing is we would anticipate Boxing Day breakfast so we would save some. I wasn’t with my family for […]

  • What I ate Christmas 2019

    What I ate Christmas 2019

    Christmas 2019 I ate well today. Breakfast My standard breakfast of a steamed egg and wilted spinach. Lunch Lunch was an extravaganza of roast turkey with cranberry jelly and gravy, ham and hot English mustard, a spanner crab, mango and avocado salad, plus roast vegetables. It was superb. There were also smoked salmon blinis for […]

  • Back “home” with steamed egg, melted cheese, and wilted spinach

    Back “home” with steamed egg, melted cheese, and wilted spinach

    Back from Norfolk Island I’ve been working in Norfolk Island this week. It’s good to be back in Canberra. I said hello to Mr Belconnen Owl this morning. Craving simple egg and spinach I’ve been craving a steamed egg, wilted spinach and some melted cheese all week. While in Norfolk Island breakfast consisted of toast […]

  • Eggs Benedict with bacon at Ricardo’s Cafe and Patisserie

    Eggs Benedict with bacon at Ricardo’s Cafe and Patisserie

    I went out to breakfast this morning with a friend. Ricardo’s cafe is a popular place. The food is always on point. Even though it’s had some dramas with ACT Government public health officials making orders after a food safety notification a year or so ago, the business seems to be thriving. Ricardo’s Cafe | […]

  • Happy Saturday eggs, cheese, and spinach

    Happy Saturday eggs, cheese, and spinach

    Happy Saturday I went for my usual walk earlier. Owl Statue I came across my friend, the Belconnen Owl Statue. Abandoned trolley I then came across this abandoned shopping trolley at Margaret Timpson Park. It had an empty box in it for a vintage ‘ladies’ bicycle. It makes me wonder at the sort of person […]

  • Steamed egg, melted cheese, and wilted spinach

    Steamed egg, melted cheese, and wilted spinach

    So like I showed you yesterday, the whole steamed egg and wilted spinach is a thing with me. This morning, I made a little mound of cheese on the spinach on which to nest my egg. I broke the yolk deliberately before shooting the photograph so you can appreciate the oozy goodness of the yolk […]

  • Steamed egg and wilted spinach

    Steamed egg and wilted spinach

    Saturday breakfast. Steamed egg and wilted spinach. This is my go to breakfast most days of the week. This dish is protein rich and low in carbohydrates. You can also see I like my Nespresso™ coffee too. The “how to” YouTube video What’s your go to breakfast?