All posts tagged: huevos rancheros

Huevos Rancheros at Barrio East

I have surprised myself recently. Not even a year ago I had never run more than 4 miles but last October I ran a half marathon and have just signed up to the Royal Parks Half Marathon in October and the London Marathon next year. Jack and I are doing it together and training starts now. We woke up early on Saturday morning, slipped on our gear and took the tube to Green Park. From there we ran through Green Park and St James’s Park before crossing Westminster Bridge, running along the river, over Tower Bridge and up to Shoreditch. Six miles in total. We had brunch at Barrio East booked for 12pm and the thought of delicious Huevos Rancheros kept me going strong throughout the run. We arrived, slightly red faced, hungry and ready for a feast. The bright decor reminded me of my trip to Brazil this time last year and I was happy to hear South American music setting the mood. We were shown to our little booth and given menus. First …

Huevos Rancheros

Knowing that I would be feeling slightly fragile on New Years day, I took a trip to the supermarket and prepared to make a delicious hang over busting breakfast – Huevos Rancheros. I was inspired by Valentine Warner’s recipe in his newest book, The Good Table, but I seem to have misplaced it so I created my own version. I feel like I cheated slightly with the tin of refried beans but as soon as I locate my cookbook, I’ll be making Valentines version from scratch. Ingredients 1 tin of cherry tomatoes 1/2 tin of refried beans 1 red chilli, finely chopped 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped small bunch of coriander salt and pepper to season 2 tbsp tomato puree 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 4 free range eggs 1/2 avocado, chopped 1/2 lime, sliced into wedges 4 corn tortillas 8 tbsp vegetable oil for frying Method 1. Heat 4 tbsp vegetable oil in a pan and fry the chopped chilli and garlic on a medium heat for 3 minutes, or until soft 2. Add …