With Father’s Day (20 June) coming up, the kids and I will do what we’ve done many times before and prepare a special breakfast for dad. And this year we’ve picked a healthy option – a recipe for poached eggs and ham on a bagel has been especially developed by nutritionists to offer a perfect start to the day for men.
June 2nd, 2010 1:36PM
May 12th, 2010 8:30AM
You’ve been boiling, scrambling and frying over the last few months, and the next masterclass is poaching eggs. Many people find this tricky but it just takes a little bit of practise. I did lots of poaching when I was preparing for the Eggs Factor regional finals, and I’m glad I got the hang of it as it’s such a nice way of eating eggs.
Here’s my recipe for perfectly poached eggs:
May 6th, 2010 9:10AM
I’m sure I won’t be the only one staying up late to watch the outcome of the election tonight. Try this healthy snack to help keep energy levels up:
Egg and cress dip
Prep: 5 mins + cooling
Cook: 7 mins
6 large British Lion eggs
4 tbsp low fat mayonnaise
50g/2oz watercress, chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper
pitta bread, carrot sticks breadsticks etc to serve
- Place the eggs in a medium pan of cold water. Place on the hob and slowly bring to the boil. When boiling simmer for 7 mins. Then drain, rinse in cold water and tap the shells all over, leave to cool.
- When cold peel away the shells. Roughly chop the eggs and mix with the mayonnaise, watercress and seasoning. Spoon into small tubs and chill until required.