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Buckwheat Waffles with Maple Butter and Toasted Pecans

This post is in collaboration with milk&more You better believe I’m posting another waffle recipe without leaving so much as a month since the last one, and it’s unlikely to be that long before the next. When I get a new toy I’m excited about, I go on the obsessive. It’s waffles every weekend now until I tire of them – and I don’t see myself tiring of them any time soon because.. well, because waffles. Today’s recipe is coming at you alongside some new research from milk&more about how us Brits go about the whole business of eating breakfast. Mostly, the results of their recent data sweep aren’t in the least bit surprising to me. For example, I’m sure you could probably have guessed that 42% of us eat breakfast outside the home and that 75% of us don’t feel energised or set up for the day without breakfast. However, their observations on how our breakfast habits differ depending on where we are geographically is a little more beard-stroke-worthy. Those located in SW London …

Rye Waffles with Banana and Salted Caramel

Rye Waffles with Banana

One afternoon last week when I got home from work, Tom announced that he’d bought me a present and that I should wander around the house playing hot or cold to find it. After a relatively short game (we live in a little flat, you only have to say “warmer” about five times in order to direct someone to even the smallest nook and/or cranny) I was beside myself to discover a brand new waffle maker hidden away in his computer desk. Best random getting-home-from-work surprise ever. Naturally, I insisted on making waffles almost immediately. I wanted to start by playing with rye flour because me and rye have kind of a thing going on at the moment. My current bread obsession is Fjord, a loaf you’ll find at any of the Real Patisserie bakeries around town. It’s a gorgeous, dark, seedy, dense loaf that packs more depth and flavour than I ever thought I’d want in a bread. Give it a try, if you live around here, slathered with Marmite. Unf. ¬†Anyway, sorry, that …