All posts tagged: breakfast

Chunky Peanut and Almond Butter by Miss May

Since starting this blog, I have wanted to feature Guest Bloggers that could contribute with their own recipes and photography. So I am super excited to be able to share this latest post with you, written by my talented and good friend Victoria May. Miss May is a fellow blogger from chimneystack.wordpress.com and a world traveler, whizzing from continent to continent with her ‘old school’ film camera- all along the way cooking, baking and eating her way through her journey. “ This is her recipe! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ; I love peanut butter. It’s both a comfort food (smothered on hot toast) and an energy bomb (whizzed up with banana, muesli and yogurt in a breakfast smoothie), and never fails to remind me of my time in the States. Americans really know how to harness the full bad-ass potential of P.B. ‘ This is my throw-it-together recipe. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Makes 1 large Jar or 2 small ones ‘ 3 cups peanuts (unsalted) 1 cup almonds 50ml organic rapeseed (olive is too over-powering a flavour) salt to taste ____________________________________________________________________________________ In a …

Chai Cinnamon Buns

Chai Cinnamon Buns These buns are truly heavenly, especially when it is snowing outside! They are time consuming, but worth the effort on special occasions or at the weekends when you have extra time. With this recipe, I have merged two great taste experiences together, Canadian Cinnamon Buns and Indian Chai to form the perfect Chai Cinnamon Bun. After graduating from Art College, I traveled around India and Nepal with my friend Mary for 3 months. We saw wonderful things, from the snow peaked Himalaya, farmers washing their buffalo’s in the Ganges River to the glistening walls of the Taj Mahal, all along the trip drinking many cups of Chai. See more here and here Authentic Indian Chai is made using a wonderful blend of warming spices and sweet honey steeped in milk then boiled. In India it’s served in tiny cups sometimes made of clay that can be bought from street sellers for 5 rupees (penny’s!). After gulping down the tea, it’s customary to smash the little clay cups on the ground and walk on. …

American Style Blueberry Pancakes

American Style Blueberry Pancakes When my boyfriend and I took a month out of our schedule and headed to California, we ate a lot of pancakes. Not because we ordered them as such, but whenever we ordered eggs or any other breakfast dish, pancakes came on the side, whether you wanted them or not! I had so many, I haven’t made my homemade version since getting back. But the other day my lovely friend Dorte reminded me of them once more, this time with added blueberry’s. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Makes roughly 8 small pancakes, or 4-5 medium ones. 135 g plain flour, preferably organic 1tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 2 tbsp sugar 130 ml milk 1 large free-range egg 2 tbsp butter, melted 100g blueberrys extra butter for frying _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Start by melting the butter on low heat and leave to cool for 5 min. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl, then add the salt. Whisk the milk and eggs together and pour the mixture into the flour and stir. Then add the …