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...

Egg custard

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

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

Pickled eggs

Pickled eggs

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

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

Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict recipe

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

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

Yorkshire puddings

Yorkshire pudding

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

Everyone loves a Yorkshire pudding. This recipe makes 12 delicious Yorkshire puds and is...

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...

Painted boiled eggs

Painted boiled eggs

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 4mins

Nutritional analysis per portion: Energy: 78kcals; Protein: 7.5g; Total fat: 5.4g; Sat fat: 1.5g...

Traditional kedgeree

Traditional kedgeree

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 15mins

Kedgeree is a tasty recipe, which brings together a variety of textures and tastes.

Full English

Full English

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 15mins

A take on the classic full English breakfast

Crêpe suzette

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 25mins

A delicious retro recipe for pancakes in a boozy orange sauce

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...

Summer quiche

Summer quiche

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep: 15mins
  • Cook: 50mins

A great-tasting picnic favourite, our summer quiche recipe is a fantastic dish to share...