Father’s Day | Perfect Scrambled Eggs | Fathers’ Day Breakfast

It will be father’s day on Sunday June 17th in the UK.  Are you ready?  Do you have your dad’s present sorted out, or have you taken your kids shopping for their dad’s present(s)?

I’ve been giving some thought to what would make a great Father’s Day meal and I thought that it’s not just women that enjoy a special breakfast, especially if their partner and/or kids bring it to them in bed as a special treat!

So that got me thinking about what would make a breakfast truly special, and I immediately thought about delicious juicy scrambled eggs, scrambled in oodles of butter and topped with smoked salmon & dill.  Scrumptious!

Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon & Dill - image
For one portion, you will need: 
  • 2 large free-range eggs
  • ca. 40g of Scottish smoked salmon, chopped
  • 20g lightly-salted butter
  • a good pinch/handful of finely chopped dill, to taste
  • sea salt, to taste
  • freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
Preparation / Method

The eggs literally take SECONDS to scramble, so make sure you have everything else ready, including a plate to serve them on, your chopped salmon & dill and any toast you might be serving the scrambled eggs with!

Crack the eggs into a bowl and lightly season with salt & pepper, to taste.  Whisk them with a fork, not a lot, just enough to break up the yolks.  Over-worked eggs  are not nice to eat!

Place the butter in a small non-stick frying pan.  Turn the heat on high and as soon as the butter starts sizzling, pour in the eggs.  Keep the heat on high and keep stirring with a wooden spoon/spatula so that you don’t end up with an omelette.  The process will literally take about 20 seconds, depending on how moist you like your scrambled eggs (I think they’re best served really juicy and barely cooked!).  Remember they’ll keep cooking once you turn off the heat as the pan will still be hot, so get them out of the pan and onto a plate as quickly as possible!

Place the scrambled eggs onto a plate, top with chopped smoked salmon & chopped dill, sprinkle on some more freshly-ground black pepper, to taste, and serve with your (or your dad’s/husband’s/boyfriend’s) favourite buttered toast.

This is not a recipe for the calorie-conscious, but then dads are allowed a day of indulgence at least once a year, aren’t they? 😉

 

Mmmmmm – Gloriously Simple, Gloriously Good!

Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon & Dill
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Cini Supplì | Risotto Balls | Breaded Risotto Balls with a Gooey Cheese Centre

I mentioned recently I’d been busy with setting up my Supplì-making business: Cini Ltd.
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I’ve been really busy over the past few days!  I now have:

A website & blog
A facebook page
A twitter account
A pinterest account
A Google+ page
A LinkedIn Company page
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If you love Italian food, love risotto, love cheese, and especially if you have tried my Supplì,  please follow any or all of the above.  I hope that my Supplì will be a HUGE phenomenon UK-wide and, why not, even worldwide!

I know that they taste & look great.  I’ve had brilliant feedback, including from an independent retailer (I can’t say too much at this stage, but we’re looking to do a store trial with tasters in the autumn, all being well!).  Now I just need to raise awareness of these exquisite Italian morsels 🙂  Any help greatly appreciated!

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New Müller Corners

I’m loving the new range of Müller corners.  Hubby brought a load of them home today after he’d been to do the weekly supermarket shop.  They were on offer and I think they may be special editions, but YUM!

Particularly the Eton Mess one.  Anything with meringues is always a winner for me, and anything involving Eton Mess even more so! Scrumptious!

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