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

How to poach an egg

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

Eggs Benedict recipe

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

Egg custard recipe

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
Egg custard is a classic. This recipe for egg custard delivers a dish with...
Smoked haddock scotch eggs

Smoked haddock scotch eggs

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

Scotch egg recipe

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

Pickled eggs

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
A British classic - perfect for picnics or a satifying snack.
Poached egg on bagel

Poached egg on bagel

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

Yorkshire pudding

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

Summer quiche

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

Painted boiled eggs

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 4 mins
Drawing faces on boiled eggs is a fun activity that's suitable for all ages...