"Food that inspires, delights and nourishes, food that really hits the spot – this is [Shelagh] Ryan's culinary cause. She manages to balance a bit of indulgence with seasonal, satiating, healing dishes." Review of Café Kitchen, Psychologies magazine.
A collection of stylish and relaxed Australian café style breakfast and brunch dishes to cook and enjoy at home.
Here you’ll find a stunning repertoire of healthy and delicious breakfast and brunch recipes to inspire you, whether you are looking for something quick to prepare on a busy week day or a relaxed way to entertain at the weekend. Featuring a host of appetizing recipes from nutritious bowls of cereal to hearty baked dishes, there is a recipe here to suit every taste. Fruit, Grains & Oats features Bircher Muesli with French Berries and Honey-roast Figs with Orange Mascarpone and Toasted Almonds. Egg dishes include Baked Eggs with Chorizo, Mushrooms and Lemon Crème Fraiche and Poached-Egg-topped Smoked Haddock Fish Cakes. Breads & Breakfast Bakes to try include Banana Bread, Raspberry and Apple Muffins and Berry Friands. Satisfying hot Brunch Plates include Sautéed Mixed Mushrooms with Lemon Herbed Feta On Sourdough and Corn Fritters With Roast Tomatoes and Smashed Avocados. Homemade Preserves such as chutneys and jams elevate toast to new heights and finally ideas for delicious Drinks from Pour Over Coffee to Best-ever Bloody Mary with Pickled Celery add the finishing touch.