A Croque Monseuir is a famous French sandwich made of ham and cheese grilled to wonderful meltedness. Add an egg on top and its so great it’s called a Madame, something we just ate at a wonderful French breakfast place in Seattle – Cafe Presse, 1117 12th Ave, Seattle, WAContinue readingCroque Madame Verte
Soufflé is deceptively simple to make. First, get some basic cooking skills, then make a velouté, add beaten yolks, add grated cheese, pour into stiffly-beaten egg whites, mix gently and pour into a prepared soufflé dish. Bake, eat immediately. If you have the general process in your brain, you canContinue readingSimple meal – Soufflé
With Ripe Avocado Before the baguette slices were dipped in egg batter they were spread with a mashed, very ripe avocado. Then cooked as usual in a medium hot frying pan. Flipped. They are served with the remaining egg scrambled, hot sauce and potatoes.
Poached Eggs – Avocado Benedict Breakfast with home fries and a sausage-like patty made from ground meat (ground at our local store) and spiced to taste like sausage but without the nitrates and preservatives. The poached egg was set on a bed of chopped avocato and fresh tomatoes, and toppedContinue readingEggs Benedict
Breakfast the morning after a dinner party, here, where we made use of the leftover tray of antipasto we had as a starter the previous night — and the baguettes that had be cut in slices to accompany the meal. Having been sliced the bread was perfect for dipping inContinue readingAntipasto French Toast
Nasturtiums are edible peppery tasting flowers so they are perfect on a breakfast of green chili and fried eggs. Recipe for Green Chili: 1 T Olive Oil Onion, 1/4 of 1, chopped & 1 garlic clove, minced New Mexico green chilies seeded, peeled and chopped roughly 1 t cumin 1Continue readingGreen Chili & Eggs & Nastursium
A tortilla in Colorado is a flat bread made of corn masa or wheat flour. In Spain, it’s a unfolded omelet or what I’ve heard called a Frittata. The Basics of the Frittata: Beaten eggs poured into a skillet, vegetables/additions added and it’s baked until the eggs are set. PotatoesContinue readingSpanish Tortilla
I made green chili for scrambled eggs New Year’s morning. When I was getting the vegetables together, I pulled the stems off the mushrooms and made a little mushroom broth. (About a cup of water in a 1 qt. saucepan). Then, I sautéed onions in good olive oil. Then madeContinue readingNew Years Breakfast Green Chili