Tag Archive | breakfast

Tortilla Espanola Recipe

I love omelettes but wanted to try something a little different. I don’t normally watch Master Chef, the long running amateur cooking contest but one fortuitous bit I did catch was the making of a Tortilla Espanola. Despite the name, no tortilla is in it. It’s similar to an omelette but includes cooked potatoes inside. […]

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Breakfast in Other Countries

As an American, I grew up eating eggs, toast, bacon, pancakes, cereal, oatmeal, grits etc. I’ve often wondered though what people sit down to eat for breakfast in other countries. This video via Buzzfeed answers that question. My favorite from this list would probably be the Indian dosa with sambhar or the Vietnamese Pho. Which […]

Buckwheat Porridge with Cranberries

If buckwheat isn’t on your radar, it should be. It’s a great source of iron, fiber and is naturally gluten free. It’s sold as “cream of…” meaning broken finely or as whole grain. The biggest brand in the U.S is probably Wolff’s. It’s a grain popular in Russia where it’s known as kasha. This recipe […]

Non-Breakfast Eaters Beware

It turns out that the old adage “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day” is still as valid as ever. A new study claims that those who skip breakfast have a 27% higher chance of dying of a heart attack or coronary heart disease than those who didn’t. The study which appeared in […]

My Father’s Famous Omelette Recipe

My father is not into cooking at all. One item he takes great pride in though is his famous omelette. He made it for Ma for her birthday and it was quite successful. Yields 3 Omelettes: 6 eggs A fistful of cilantro: chopped 1 plum tomato: diced 3 teaspoons of onion: chopped 2 tablespoon bell […]