Breakfasts

#EssentialRecipe => Chickpea Scramble

We are making a conscious change to eat more plant based meals and we started our journey finding new and interesting ways to prepare meals on Minimalist Baker's blog. We adapted a bit her Fluffy Chickpea Scramble recipe and served it with our Fig, Goat Cheese, balsamic salad (We will start exploring non dairy cheese replacement very soon).

Chickpea Scramble

Ingredients:

-1 3/4 cup (1 15-ounce, 425 g can) cooked chickpeas

-1 tsp ground turmeric

-1 tsp ground cumin

-1/4 tsp ground ginger

-Pinch paprika

-Pinch of sea...


#EssentialRecipe => Boar Prosciutto Asparagus Brunch Bundles

This is such a great way to serve something green for Easter brunch.

Ingredients:

-Puffed pastry sheet

-Boar prosciutto

-Asparagus

-Quebec cheese (anything washed rind, I recommend Oka)

-Egg wash

-Olive oil

-Sea salt

-Pepper

-Lemon


Method:

Douse your asparagus with olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt and cracked pepper.
Sprinkle a little flour on a flat surface. Roll your puff pastry out to a square pizza crust thickness.

Cut into 3"x 3" squares. (I use a square bowl as a cutter)
Lay the squares on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and brush with egg...


#EssentialRecipe => Croque Madame

Have you ever basted an egg? Basting is my cooking method of choice for breakfast.


Method:

Get a pan up to medium heat with a thin layer of avocado oil on the bottom.
Crack an egg into the pan and cover with a lid.

Add a little water (or my favourite, the juice from your feta cheese) and keep covered.
In a nutshell this is a sunny side up egg with a steamed top. You will learn to nail the timing depending on...


#EssentialRecipe => Soft Boiled Eggs on Pear Toasts

The simple flavors in life are often the best. Try and beat this mouth watering breakfast of runny yolks on pear and goat cheese and a few leaves of baby spinach.

It all starts with the right bread. We have a bakery close by that sells ancient grain loaves, our favourite being the quinoa. I get the loaves unsliced as pre sliced bread is often too think and over takes the other ingredients. A perfect soft boiled egg is 5 min for large eggs or 4.5min...


#EssentialRecipe => Prosciutto Baked Eggs

Baked eggs are a perfect weekend recipe, especially on a chilly day.

Turn your oven to 350 degrees.

Take a small oven safe dish and place a teaspoon of butter in the bottom.
Line the edges of the dish with some finely sliced prosciutto or your favorite charcuterie.

Add other fresh ingredients to the bottom of the dish, garlic, shallots, spinach anything you have around.

Crack a couple of eggs and top with cheese.

Bake for 15 min turning every 3 min a quarter turn or until desired firmness of eggs...