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.

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...
Eggs Florentine

Eggs Florentine

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 20mins
Perfect for any time of day, Eggs Florentine are a deceptively simple and delicious...
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...
Full English

Full English

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

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 -...
Piperade with eggs

Piperade with eggs

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 0mins
  • Cook: 30mins
Recipe from Take a Box of Eggs Nutritional analysis per portion: Energy: 213kcals; Protein...
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...
Hollandaise sauce

Hollandaise sauce

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

Salad Niçoise

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