Homemade brunch – S1E1

Version française

Having a brunch at home?

Of course, every sunday !
Brunch” is a combination of breakfast and lunch. You can find a thousand ways to prepare a brunch as the main goal is to mix sweet recipes, salty ones and combine eggs, bacon and other products.

Here is one way/one idea to make your own brunch at home, you can use it, as is, or just use it as an inspiration…

Ingredients for 2 persons :

  • 500 g muschrooms
  • 200 g bacon
  • Lamb’s lettuce
  • 10 small tomatoes (we call it cocktail tomatoes in french but I don’t know its name in english)
  • 1 mozzarella
  • Fried onions or seeds like pine nut, sunflower seeds, squash seeds…
  • 1 avocado (Depending of the season)
  • Green olives
  • 4 fresh eggs
  • 1/2 baguette
  • 2 chocolate croissants
  • Salted butter
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Oliv oil or basil oliv oil
  • Balsamic vinegar

 

Preparation:

Homemade brunch_Foodie_Eggs-bacon-salad-mushrooms Homemade brunch_Salad_sunday morning_Bruxelles_foodie

  • Fry the seeds in a hot dry pan (or with a bit of oliv oil and salt).
  • Wash the tomatoes and lamb’s lettuce.
  • Cut the tomatoes in 2 or 4 pieces (depending on their size), the olives in 2 pieces, the mushrooms in 4 pieces and the mozarella and avocado in small cubes.
  • Put everything (except the mushrooms) in a salad bowl, together with 3 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar and one pinch of salt (you can make another dressing with mustard, shallots, sugar…).
  • Butter the bread with salted butter and cut it into small slices.
  • Try to do the followings at the same time (so that everything is warm on the table):
    • Fry the mushrooms in a hot pan until golden.
    • Fry the bacon.
    • Cook the eggs “à la coque” (Soft boiled eggs) – 3 min 45.

And now… Have a nice sunday !