• Baked Cardamom Custard with Cherries and Raspberries

    June 8, 2011thecoffeebreak

      Hello friends. How are you? Hope you all are well. Sorry for my absence but lately I have been feeling under the weather. Thankfully I am better now and hopefully you will hear from me more. But until then, please enjoy these little treats – baked cardamom custards. Enjoy! Prep time : 15 min…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Tomato Slices stuffed with Egg

    April 5, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Here is a simple idea what to do with leftover Easter eggs 🙂 (Serves 4) Ingredients: 4 tomatoes, sliced 4 eggs, finely chopped 150 gram white cheese, grated 3-4 tablespoons mayonnaise 2-3 tablespoons sour cream Salt, pepper to taste Method: In a bowl combine egg, cheese, mayo and sour cream; season with salt and pepper.…

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  • Just a little something for Sunday morning…

    March 20, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Heat up frying pan over medium heat, melt butter. With a knife or shape cutter cut out any shape you fancy, but just bear in mind it has to be big enough to fit the egg. Place bread to the frying pan and brake eggs to cut out…

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