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...
How to poach an egg

How to poach an egg

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

Full English

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 15mins
A take on the classic full English breakfast
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...
Cheat's kedgeree

Cheat's kedgeree

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 15mins
A fresh and quick version of this classic egg recipe.
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...
Soft scrambled eggs

Soft scrambled eggs

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 3mins
As long as you are ready with your plates and accompaniments, before you begin...
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.
Eggs Florentine

Eggs Florentine

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