Classic recipes

Master the basics of classic egg dishes such as simple boiled eggs, poached eggs, omelettes and pancakes. Sometimes we want to experiment and try something different, but you can’t go wrong with the classics. Our classic egg recipes are simple, full of flavour and suitable for kitchen beginners and veterans alike. Why don’t you give our eggs florentine a go? Or alternatively, learn how to create the classic scotch egg from scratch.

How to make an omelette

How to make an omelette

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 2mins
  • Cook: 2mins

Healthy, quick and perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner, omelettes are one of the...

Yorkshire puddings

Yorkshire pudding

  • Serves: 12
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 20mins

Yorkshire Pudding Recipe Everyone loves a Yorkshire pudding. This recipe makes 12 delicious Yorkshire...

poached egg

Perfectly poached eggs

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 5mins

Uncover the secret to perfectly delicious poached eggs with this popular and flavourful classic...

Egg custard

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 5mins

Egg custard can be served on its own or to accompany a hot dessert...

Poached egg on bagel

Poached egg on bagel

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 3mins

It is a common question chefs get asked: ‘How do you make perfect poached...

Cheat's kedgeree

Cheat's kedgeree

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 15mins

A fresh and quick version of this classic egg recipe.

Pickled eggs

Pickled eggs

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep: 20mins
  • Cook: 15mins

A British classic - perfect for picnics or a satifying snack.

Eggs Benedict

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 5mins

A classic breakfast favourite, Eggs Benedict is one of the most popular egg recipes...

Omelette Arnold Bennett

Omelette Arnold Bennett

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 10mins

Get inspired with Mark Sargeant's quick and easy recipe, perfect for the whole family...

Soft scrambled eggs

Soft scrambled eggs

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 3mins

As long as you are ready with your plates and accompaniments, before you begin...