Eggs

  • 1 Boiled eggs with cheese soldiers
    Calories: 333 (per portion) Serves 2 Ingredients 2 large eggs 25g hard cheese i.e Red Leicester, grated 1 tbsp low fat mayonnaise ½ punnet cress 2 slices wholemeal farmhouse bread, toasted Method •...

  • 2 Asparagus and poached egg salad
    Serves 2 Ingredients 50g wild rocket leaves 50g frisee lettuce leaves Small bunch of asparagus spears 150ml virgin rapeseed oil 50ml white wine vinegar 1 dessert spoon of honey 1 shallot, finely chopped 2...

  • 3 Cheese souffle
    Serves 4 Ingredients 50g unsalted butter 2 tblsp plain flour 200ml warmed milk 50g finely grated strong cheddar 50g finely grated gruyere 1 tsp anchovy paste 3 eggs yolks 4 egg whites 1 tsp warm water Generous...

  • 4 Smoky Bacon, Tomato and Egg Bake recipe
    Dish type: Breakfast Serves: 4 Cooking time: About 20-25 minutes Oven temperature: Gas mark 7, 200˚C, 400˚F Ingredients 200g (7oz) dry cured oak smoked thick cut back bacon rashers – about...

  • 5 Rachel Allen's Poached Eggs Benedict with quick Hollandaise
    Dish type: Breakfast Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 4 fresh eggs 4 slices hot buttered toast 8 rashers bacon, grilled 4 tbsp Hollandaise sauce (recipe below) 1 tbsp finely...

  • 6 Baked Turkish Eggs With Yogurt & Chilli
    Dish type: Breakfast Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil, plus for drizzling 1 tin of tomatoes 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp...

  • 7 Belly Comforting Poached Eggs with Cumin-Infused Yogurt
    Dish type: Breakfast Serves: 2 Preparation and cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 teaspoon cumin seeds salt, to taste 1 teaspoon grated (peeled) fresh root ginger 200g (7oz) low-fat Greek yogurt white...

  • 8 Wasabi Devilled Eggs
    Dish type: Starter Serves: 6 Preparation and cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients 6 large eggs, boiled for 8 minutes 200g mayonnaise 1 ½ teaspoons wasabi paste ½ teaspoon cider vinegar 2...

  • 9 Gizzi Erskine's Turkish eggs with toast
    Ingredients (Serves 2) 200g/7oz Greek-style yoghurt 1 small clove garlic, crushed 4 large British Lion eggs 25g/1oz butter ½ tsp hot paprika Squeeze lemon juice ...

  • 10 Gizzi Erskine's Indian scrambled eggs
    Ingredients (serves 2) 2 tbsp butter ghee or vegetable oil 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 green or red chilli, finely sliced 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced ½ red pepper,...

  • 11 Breakfast topper
    Ingredients (Serves 6) 250g/9oz mixed-grain bread mix 2 tbsp tomato purée 2 tomatoes, sliced 3 flat mushrooms, wiped, peeled and sliced 75g/3oz Cheddar cheese, grated ...

  • 12 Shelling out
    When making cakes, meringues or batter there’s rarely an occasion when a smidgen of shell doesn’t wend its way into the mixture and try as you might, trying to get it out with your fingers...

  • 13 How to make eggstremely perfect boiled eggs
    When boiling eggs, either soft or hard, add a large amount of salt to the water – around three-four tablespoons. This will have no effect on the flavour of the egg, but will soften the shell egg,...

  • 14 Ingredient of the week: Eggs
    The egg has virtually no equal in the kitchen. It ticks all the right boxes – healthy, inexpensive, delicious – and features in almost all the world's cuisines, from Western cakes to Asian...

  • 15 Give a little more this Easter with charity egg options
    There's no denying that chocolate is to Easter what turkey is to Christmas. Admittedly in these cash-strapped times they may not be the most vital item on your weekly shopping list, but they're certainly...

  • 16 Ingredient of the week: Truffle
    Known as black diamonds these rare fungi can be worth more than their weight in gold, with just a few shavings elevating a dish to a whole new level. They can be kept in a cardboard egg box - lending a...



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