Archive for January, 2010

I’m on a Bourdain breakfast kick, constantly hunting down breakfast foods I’ve seen him eat on his show. A traditional breakfast for many Egyptians is Fooll, also spelled Ful. It is made with fava beans and spices, and can be augmented with chopped hard boiled eggs, unleavened bread, hummus, or other foods. Originally, it was […]


To me, Sunday brunch has to include two things: eggs and smoked salmon. But my palate gets bored easily, even if the dish includes two of my favorite breakfast items. Recently, I had a bottle of curry paste lurking in the back of the fridge that I wanted to use up. In addition to being […]


Most Americans are familiar with eggs served up in a number of ways: fried, sunny side up, scrambled, poached. But most of us have never tried baked eggs. This recipe comes from Saveur.com, and includes tomato, bacon, parmesan cheese, and spinach. Looks pretty promising! I think I might try it out this weekend for brunch!


I’m a total Bourdain junkie, with my favorite show on television being No Reservations. On the episode where Tony ventures to Indonesia, a boat-based “pancake man” visits Tony’s hotel and serves him sweet coconut pancakes on the veranda of his hut. He raved about them in the episode, and they looked absolutely incredible. Since I […]


Bacon makes everything better…well, except for vodka. Here’s a recipe I stumbled across this morning for Bacon-wrapped Baby Potatoes.


Leftovers are perfect for creating a great brunch dish. Any bits of meat or veg can be thrown together with some eggs and turned into a quiche. Leftover fruit from last night’s dessert can turn into a parfait or even a compote for topping pancakes. And, in the case of today’s recipe, leftover roasts and […]


After losing the file where I store my cookbook and blog recipes, I’ve been busy reassembling the stuff I lost. New original recipes by me will return soon, but in the meantime please enjoy this recipe for Breakfast Couscous.