• The Daring Cooks December Challenge – Poach to Perfection

    December 14, 2010thecoffeebreak

      Jenn and Jill have challenged The Daring Cooks to learn to perfect the technique of poaching an egg. They chose Eggs Benedict recipe from Alton Brown, Oeufs en Meurette from Cooking with Wine by Anne Willan, and Homemade Sundried Tomato & Pine Nut Seitan Sausages (poached) courtesy of Trudy of Veggie num num. Chunky…

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  • Lazy Saturday Brunch

    November 20, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Prep time : 10 min Cooking time : 5-10 min (Serves 2) Ingredients: 2 – 4 eggs, medium or large 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped herbs 2-4 slices of bread 1 tablespoon butter for frying 1 tablespoon olive oil 2-4 tablespoon of mayo Salt, pepper to taste Method: Heat up frying pan over medium…

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  • Poppy seed pancakes with seafood filling

    September 20, 2010thecoffeebreak

    These yummy pancakes makes really good Sunday brunch treat. Enjoy! Prep time : 30 min Cooking time : 30 min Serves 8 Ingredients: For batter: 125 grams flour 2 eggs 250 ml milk 1 tablespoon poppy seed Salt to taste Oil for frying For filling: 250 ml fish stock or water 800 gram – 1kg…

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  • Poached eggs on a bed of fried mushrooms and Country White bread

    April 9, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Poaching eggs are the healthiest way to prepare eggs as you do not need any butter or oil. The fresher the eggs, the better. Fresh egg whites will neatly gather around the yolk, but older eggs likely to spread out in the water which makes poaching a bit messier. But it does not mean they…

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  • Karantita

    April 4, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Karantita is Algerian dish made from chickpea flour. This dish is one of the favourite in Algeria and is made in every family. It usually served hot, spread on baguette with harissa sauce and sprinkled with cumin on top. Karantita has different names, such as karane, guarantita, kalantita and quaratita. This is my husband’s recipe.…

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  • Frittata

    March 14, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Ingredients: 4-5 eggs ½ onion, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 100 gr mushroom, chopped 3-5 slices of cooked chicken, or any other meat you like 50 gr of zucchini, sliced or chopped 4-5 tb spoon of milk 30 gr cheese Salt, pepper Oil Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Heat up oil in a skillet.…

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