Soft Boiled Eggs

Everyone has their own recipe for boiling eggs.  This is mine borrowed from Cook’s Illustrated. Bring about 2″ of water to a rolling boil.  Add eggs directly from the fridge.  Cook for 6 1/2 minutes with the lid on. Remove from heat and run under cold water until the eggs are cool enough to handle. […]

Breakfast Favorites

To be honest breakfast is not a meal I spend a lot of time on. But for those rare special breakfasts, here are a few of my favorite recipes. Gravlax with Cream Cheese and Bagels Persimmon Bellini Poached Egg with Truffle Toast Soft Boiled Eggs Warm Persimmon Compote over French Toast Enjoy!

Passion Fruit Curd

A Huge Batch of Passion Fruit Curd In my opinion passion fruit curd is a thousand times better than lemon curd.  It has the same pucker with a tropical note added.  It tastes a bit like mango pudding. I put passion fruit curd in between macarons.  It also makes a decadent breakfast spread for waffles […]

Warm Persimmon Compote

This warm, sweet sauce is great with pancakes or french toast.  The lightly cooked persimmon tastes like apricot and apple.  Yum! For this recipe you’ll need: 1 pound Fuyu persimmons juice of 1 lemon (don’t forget to save the peel for limoncello!) 3 tablespoons or more honey 2 pinches of cinnamon pinch of nutmeg pinch […]

Poached Egg with Truffle Toast

This decadent yet easy dish works as a hearty appetizer or as part of a fancy breakfast.  Serve it with a salad for lunch or a light dinner.  We first tried this combination at Bar Bambino in San Francisco. For each serving, you’ll need 1 egg 1″ slice crusty bread olive oil 1/2 teaspoon Parmesan […]