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.

Full English

Full English

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 15mins
A take on the classic full English breakfast
Traditional kedgeree

Traditional kedgeree

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 15mins
Kedgeree is a tasty recipe, which brings together a variety of textures and tastes.

Egg custard

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

Crêpe suzette

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 25mins
A delicious retro recipe for pancakes in a boozy orange sauce
Egg caesar salad

Egg caesar salad

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 7mins
This egg caesar salad brings a taste of summer to the dinner table -...
Perfect poached eggs

Perfect poached eggs

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 20mins
The homemade corned beef hash in this recipe is a great base for your...
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...

Eggnog

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep: 240mins
  • Cook: 15mins
A true Christmas classic, eggnog is just as tasty any time of the year...
Salad Niçoise

Salad Niçoise

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 15mins
An impressive salad which is healthy and tasty.
Hollandaise sauce

Hollandaise sauce

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 5mins
This is a real classic sauce favoured by all the top restaurants, but it...
Omelette Arnold Bennett

Omelette Arnold Bennett

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 10mins
Get inspired with Mark Sargeant's quick and easy recipe, perfect for the whole family...
Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise

  • Prep: 15mins
  • Cook: 0mins
Mayonnaise makes the sandwich, or so they say. It’s also a supremely popular condiment...