All posts tagged: full english

Veganuary Vegan Breakfast

The Full English-Ish

One of the things I’m growing to love most about this blog is that it serves as evidence of my improvement in pretty much every life category as time goes by. If you look at the relatively pitiful offering I gave as an example of a vegan cooked breakfast last year, you’ll see that what I’m talking about. Doesn’t the 2016 Cate kill it in the breakfast department in comparison? Who knows, maybe next year I’ll have developed the actually perfect vegan breakfast. One that truly rivals 2 eggs, 3 bacon and 2 sausages with a side order of delicious delicious fried bread. For now though, lets take a look at this relatively low key, basically healthy, but 100% filling and satisfying, cooked breakfast. Cutting potatoes up into tiny cubes and frying them until golden brown has become a more than weekly habit of mine, is that a bad thing? I’m almost certain that it’s frowned upon in some circles. Anyway, you get your crispy fatty salty goodness from those. The baked baby chestnut mushrooms …

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. Β 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 …