All posts tagged: breakfast

Sayers, Leederville

Another day, another early beach walk followed by a delicious brunch. This time – Sayers in Leederville, my favourite suburb in Perth. Having had one of the best brunches of my life here last year, the visit this morning was highly anticipated. Having already had French Toast and Pancakes, I decided to go for a savoury option. Three of us decided to share two savoury dishes and then get the Crepes with Hot Chocolate dipping sauce and Peanut Brittle for pudding. The breakfast menu is pretty large and Sayers pride themselves on providing the best quality ingredients including locally baked Barrett’s Bread, fresh free range eggs from Pioneer Farms, Perth Pura Milk and 5 Senses Coffee. We shared the Claypot of Sayers Coriander and Cumin Beans, Baba Ganoush, Poached Egg & Toasted Rosemary Oiled Turkish Bread and the Potato Rosti, Poached Eggs, Bacon, Onion Jam, Lemon and Scented Wilted Spinach. My boyfriend ordered the beans last year and they stuck in his memory – we have recreated this dish a few times over the last …

American pancakes with blueberries and maple syrup

We’re having a heatwave at the moment. I can’t remember the last time we had so many scorching days and balmy evenings and I don’t know about you but the heat really takes it out of me. On days like this I dream of being sat by a cool swimming pool or lying on a beach listening to the waves lap up on the shore. But the reality is, I’m stuck in a clammy city with no air conditioning and the closest I get to that beach is the dirty, grotty Thames or a lido full to the brim with excited pasty (and lobster red) Brits. This weather calls for some energy food so I opted for American pancakes with blueberries and maple syrup this morning. I used a recipe by Louisa Carter. Check out her food photography, it’s pretty tasty. Ingredients 135g plain flour 2 tbsp golden caster sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 130ml milk 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 tbsp melted butter lashings of maple syrup handful of juicy blueberries …