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Classic recipes

There’s nothing quite like the classics when it comes to eggs - from the humble boiled egg through to omelettes and pancakes, you really can’t go wrong. The following classic egg recipes are simple, nutritious and suitable for beginners and kitchen veterans alike. Why not have a go at our buttery hollandaise sauce, eggs Florentine or create your own delicious Scotch eggs?

How to make an omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

2 mins

Cook: 

2 mins

Eggs Florentine

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Egg custard

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Veggie Breakfast Scramble

Serves

1

Prep: 

3 mins

Cook: 

4 mins

poached egg

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Egg custard tarts

Serves

6

Prep: 

25 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Yorkshire pudding

Serves

12

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Shakshuka with feta and green salsa - quick one pot by Simon Rimmer

Serves

6

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

25 mins

Lemon meringue pie

Serves

8

Prep: 

30 mins

Cook: 

45 mins

Egg mayonnaise

Serves

6

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

7 mins

Martyn Nail's poached egg on bagel

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

3 mins

Gizzi Erskine's Australian Eggs Benedict

Serves

1

Prep: 

0 mins

Cook: 

11 mins

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Pickled eggs

Serves

6

Prep: 

20 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Traditional kedgeree

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Springtime Eggs Benedict

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Martyn Nail's soft scrambled eggs

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

3 mins

Summer quiche

Serves

8

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

50 mins

Paul Merrett's Scotch eggs

Serves

3

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Mark Sargeant's Omelette Arnold Bennett

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Dean Edwards' cheat's kedgeree

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Pea, ham and tomato omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

12 mins

Serves

6

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

7 mins

Scotch eggs

Serves

10

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Crêpe suzette

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

25 mins

Martyn Nail's perfect poached eggs

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Painted boiled eggs

Serves

6

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

4 mins

Egg nog

Serves

8

Prep: 

240 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Salad Niçoise

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Hollandaise sauce

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Mayonnaise

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

0 mins

Egg caesar salad

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

7 mins

Béarnaise sauce

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Piperade with eggs

Serves

4

Prep: 

0 mins

Cook: 

30 mins