Classic recipes

Master the basics of classic egg dishes such as simple boiled eggs, poached eggs, omelettes and pancakes. Sometimes we want to experiment and try something different, but you can’t go wrong with the classics. Our classic egg recipes are simple, full of flavour and suitable for kitchen beginners and veterans alike. Why don’t you give our eggs florentine a go? Or alternatively, learn how to create the classic scotch egg from scratch.

How to make an omelette

How to make an omelette

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 2mins
  • Cook: 2mins
How to make an omelette? The quick answer is: mix eggs with water, season...
poached egg

Perfectly poached eggs

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 5mins
Uncover the secret to perfectly delicious poached eggs with this popular and flavourful classic...

Egg custard

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 5mins
Egg custard can be served on its own or to accompany a hot dessert...
Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict recipe

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 5mins
A classic breakfast favourite, Eggs Benedict is one of the most popular egg recipes...
Poached egg on bagel

Poached egg on bagel

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 3mins
It is a common question chefs get asked: ‘How do you make perfect poached...
Yorkshire puddings

Yorkshire pudding

  • Serves: 12
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 20mins
Everyone loves a Yorkshire pudding. This recipe makes 12 delicious Yorkshire puds and is...
Scotch egg recipe

Scotch egg recipe

  • Serves: 3
  • Prep: 15mins
  • Cook: 15mins
The humble Scotch egg is a quintessentially British snack that is currently enjoying a...
Pickled eggs

Pickled eggs

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep: 20mins
  • Cook: 15mins
A British classic - perfect for picnics or a satifying snack.
Smoked haddock scotch eggs

Smoked haddock scotch eggs

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 30mins
Makes one smoked haddock scotch egg. A recipe by Tom Daley. Prep time: 10...
Painted boiled eggs

Painted boiled eggs

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 4mins
Nutritional analysis per portion: Energy: 78kcals; Protein: 7.5g; Total fat: 5.4g; Sat fat: 1.5g...
Summer quiche

Summer quiche

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep: 15mins
  • Cook: 50mins
A great-tasting picnic favourite, our summer quiche recipe is a fantastic dish to share...