All posts tagged: eggs

Eggs with Broad and Runner Beans

Is that a boring title? It’s a boring title. I was going to call it green eggs and then I decided that was too non specific and nobody would be able to find it on the interwebs and there was no ham so people might be disappointed so.. here we are. This is a recipe making very good use of two lovely green things that are in abundance in the UK at this time of year (broad beans and runner beans) with an egg in the mix to make it a proper meal. These beans are the sort of things that allotment owners might find themselves drowning in at the moment if they’ve had a particularly successful year. Double podding broad beans is a labour of love, there are no two ways about it, so this might not be a 15 minute meal (although it shouldn’t take you much longer than 20, in fairness). It is, however, incredibly simple and requires just the tiniest of food shops. A couple of different vegetables and an egg …

Glorified Marmite Soldiers

Gone are the days of waking up on a Saturday morning and manically rushing to the nearest frying pan in order to guzzle down the greasiest weekend treat known to man, the full english breakfast. Everybody craves a leisurely mid-morning meal at the weekend, making a change from microwaved porridge or unsatisfying too-small pots of yoghurt that bring to mind diagrams of the digestive system triggered by very effective imagery in advertising. So, having recently (reluctantly) ditched the urge to put as many bacon rashers and hash browns on a plate as humanly possible, I’ve had to explore the remainder of breakfast territory. This twist on the childhood brunch/breakfast of “eggy soldiers” contains protein from the eggs, a nice little dose of iron from the marmite, and will leave you feeling pretty good, and full until its time for a late lunch.  The eggs in this recipe are large and organic (anyone else from Brighton, The Archers Butcher is the place to go for meat, dairy and eggs if you’re in to ethical eating) and …