Breakfast

My version of a French-style Omelet

My version of a French-style Omelet

There are few things as delicious as an omelet made with farm fresh eggs… This is the secret to my mother’s incredible breakfasts that keep her guest coming back to her guest house, year after year. There’s something almost surprising about that deep rich yellow, almost orange, yoke that makes you realise that the shop bought eggs are far from the authentic thing… Since the start of the guest house, my parents have kept chickens to supply the guest house with fresh eggs. It started as a novelty, but as people have become more aware of where their food is sourced,...

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Bircher Muesli with Figs and Raw Honey

Bircher Muesli with Figs and Raw Honey

I’ve always been big on breakfast, I’d go as far as to say it’s my favourite meal of the day. I mean, what’s not to love about Hollandaise sauce, perfectly poached eggs with soft warm centres, crispy dark chocolate croissants, berries… I’m that geek that is usually the only one ordering the health breakfast when I’m out for brunch with my friends, but not for any other reason that I genuinely love a fruity, healthy kick-start to my day.  You see, I’m kind of like a boy in the regard that I wake up hungry and the first thing I think about is...

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Canadian Buttermilk Pancakes with Bacon and Blueberries

Canadian Buttermilk Pancakes with Bacon and Blueberries

Does the world really need another pancake recipe, is a good question to ask at this stage… I thought I’d share my story of how I became known as the ‘pancake-asaurus’ in our family. Yes, that was one of those little family words that we took the liberty of making up based on the amount of fluffy Canadian pancakes I could pack away, leaving my bigger brothers in the dust at age three. As I’ve mentioned on my blog before, my childhood was filled with vibrant adventures with my family that took us from living in a desert country on the West Coast of Africa to a...

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