The great perfect boiled egg debate!

I love love love soft-boiled eggs served with buttered toast cut into toast soldiers, and all my life I’ve loved them cooked exactly the same way.  The white’s juuuust set and the yolks runny and creamy ready to be dunked by my buttered soldiers.  One of life’s disappointments is when you flip the lid on your googy egg and it’s rock solid.  The white’s are rubbery and the yolk is fully set and floury. When that happens, I just wanna go straight back to bed and start again.

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Oeufs Brouilles – The creamiest scrambled eggs in the world

So it seems that everyone I know is either in Paris at the moment or heading to Paris during the European Summer.  Ok… so not EVERYONE, but a significant proportion of people that I know are heading to the city of awesomeness and the point is that I’m not.  I know I know, jealousy is not an attractive trait and I’m obviously excited for everyone that is getting to experience one of my favourite cities in the world and love that I get to share my favourite spots with them but I am incredibly green with envy that it’s not me who’s going.

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I say Shakshuka you say Eggs in Purgatory

Often I have those nights when the Dr is working and I’m on my own and I cannot even contemplate making a proper dinner but I gotta eat because I’m hungry.  This is where breakfast for dinner comes in (or brinner as I have now decided to call it).  Usually I end up either with a bowl of cereal or an omelette or scrambled eggs…until I made this.  This is incredibly flavourful, awesome if you’re muffintop is starting to creep back and so quick to make (tick-tick-tick), that I made it 3 times in the past week-uh huh, yep, 3 times and the 3rd time I made it when the Dr was home, this is what happened (see below).

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Salted caramel ice-cream with crumbled meringue

This, I think, is one of the best things I’ve ever tasted.  I’m sorry, but today I’m patting myself on the back for making one of the best ice-cream flavours ever.  When I first tested out this recipe I think my eyes literally rolled back into my head when I had the first spoonful – it is totally off-the-hook bonkers delicious.  Yes I know, I’m tooting my own horn but whatever, I’m totally giving myself a poppin’ today.  Enough said….

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