Tag: #breakfast

Moroccan Breakfast Soup

More flavors from the Mediterranean region with Bessara, a broad bean soup with ingredients we use on the island too. But in Morocco the same ingredients are combined together in a different way and eaten as a breakfast item. On the island the breakfast influence comes more from years of British rule but I find that most people here seem to skip breakfast. You … Read More Moroccan Breakfast Soup

Simply Mediterranean, a weekday breakfast

Simplicity is always best and nothing better than seasonal fruit in the morning mixed with fresh local yoghurt. If it is too tart for you add a teaspoon of honey or carob syrup. Pomegranates with ruby red seeds, so full of antioxidants and vitamins, in season now and amazing as they are, with very little preparation and time required.

Its drizzling outside, I feel the humidity as I make breakfast in a frame

This week’s paper Its the ‘in-between stage’ now when you feel hot from wearing too many layers and then perhaps a bit chilly. These days I like a cooked breakfast especially at weekends as it keeps me going all day. This is more of a healthy fry-up and I make an effort to use as little oil as possible. I assemble a frame with … Read More Its drizzling outside, I feel the humidity as I make breakfast in a frame

The Mediterranean Dream and Orange Walnut Stromboli

It is bright, sunny and glorious on the island today. Over the last year I have written a lot about The American Dream on this blog and in the local press. As we turn on our TVs we see the bad freezing weather conditions all over the world and once again I am reminded that I live the Mediterranean Dream every day that I … Read More The Mediterranean Dream and Orange Walnut Stromboli

Was the Chelsea Bun the Victorian Cronut of its time ?

I could not sleep tonight, one of those sleepless nights when the harder you try, the less you manage to nod off. I am an extremely early riser but this was too early for my usual routine and I decided to bake something for a night-time breakfast…. There is an added bonus because I love to work with yeast…. Chelsea buns are such iconic … Read More Was the Chelsea Bun the Victorian Cronut of its time ?

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Shakshouka with Halloumi

My Israeli friends tell me that two crucial ingredients are plenty of garlic and ground black pepper.

A simple healthy breakfast… Greek yoghurt with fig compote and pistachios

A combination of yummy and heaven, this is food that touches the soul. A compote of fresh figs in lime juice and zest enveloped in Greek yoghurt and scattered with pistachios…. How much better can it get ? And I make a batch of compote and keep it in an airtight container in the fridge and it lasts for up to a week…. You … Read More A simple healthy breakfast… Greek yoghurt with fig compote and pistachios