National better breakfast day! (and national pancake day) _ 365 foods

For my final 365 blog post, I polled a few people about what they like best for breakfast. Recipe for banana bread with chocolate chips I am of the Sesame Street school myself. Banana bread bread machine recipe My son used to have a book in which Ernie and Bert went to the supermarket and the foods they picked for breakfast were eggs, milk, butter, bacon, that sort of thing.

You can make pancakes with those ingredients, for one thing, and thin crepes are a family favourite around here.

But friends of mine variously claimed that the best breakfast consists of steamed buckwheat noodles with soy sauce, Vietnamese Pho, and a fruit shake with protein powder. Banana bread recipe hawaii And an ex-boyfriend of mine was partial to a bowl of cold curry in bed in the morning (we’re no longer together…). Banana bread recipe with chocolate chips So today we celebrate diversity as well.

Different countries like different things for breakfast – in Holland, it’s almost always a slice of dark bread with ham and a fried egg. Banana bread made with coconut flour In France, a bowl of good coffee and Croque Monsieur, the cholesterol-heavy fried ham and cheese sandwich of Paris sidewalk cafes. Banana bread made with sour cream Maybe cold curry is a popular breakfast item in Delhi?

My friend Cy Marney (who hails from the southwest US) made a key observation: there’s the best breakfast, and there’s the best-tasting breakfast. Banana bread in cake pan For him, the “best” breakfast is yogurt with fresh berries and granola, but the “best-tasting” breakfast as a green chili enchilada with fried eggs on top. Blueberry banana bread recipe Ah yes, the old good for you versus tastes good dilemma.

Funnily enough, that exact choice became apparent when I made the “best breakfast ever” – which incorporated some (but definitely not all) of the suggestions above.

Three lucky teenagers woke up to a table spread with organic yogurt with honey granola, maple syrup and fresh strawberries; banana-blueberry French toast with creme fraiche; and crepes with maple syrup and crispy bacon. Chocolate chip banana bread recipe moist And coffee and orange juice, of course.

This breakfast called on the tastes of three different countries – France for the crepes, California, USA for the granola, and England for the French toast – because yes! It’s a recipe from my favourite (in so many ways) chef, Jamie Oliver.

Despite my best intentions, I personally passed over the granola and yogurt and focussed on the crepes, bacon, and French toast. Banana bread healthy recipe Given the choice, my tastes became clear…

It’s been a pleasure being part of 365 Foods – thank to everyone!

Trim crusts from bread. 3 ingredient banana bread recipe Beat eggs with sugar. Banana bread with cake mix and pudding Toss blueberries with sugar and mix with mashed banana. Banana bread recipes healthy Dip bread in egg, let excess drip off. Banana bread recipe with cake mix Place dollop of fruit mixture in middle of bread and press another slice on top. Banana bread recipe with yellow cake mix Fry in butter til golden on both sides. Egg free banana bread recipe Serve with a dollop of creme fraiche and any remaining fruit mixture.

Put flour in bowl, make hole in middle. Banana bread buttermilk Crack egg in middle and sprinkle salt in as well. Banana bread recipe gluten free Whisk till lumpy, start adding milk bit by bit til batter in smooth. Bananabread recipes Leave to sit for 10 minutes. Banana bread recipe food network Fry ladlefuls of batter in butter on medium-high heat, turning the pan to spread it out – keep a stack warm in the oven til you’re ready to go. Banana bread recipe allrecipes You have to watch these closely or they will burn – but don’t worry, the first pancake is almost always a write-off!

Wow – lucky teenagers indeed! Can I move to your house? Please? I’m a big fan of fruit with yogurt and Bran Buds (++ Fibre) in the morning, but the french toast looks heavenly. Banana bread crumble What type of bread do you recommend?

When Brian and I were in Bermuda recently the hotel served french toast one morning made with banana bread! It was dipped in an egg mixture that also contained corn flakes so the end result was crispy on the outside, moist on the inside and incredibly decadent.

Would have had a second slice of this but we had to high-tail it to the airport to catch our flight away from H Igor… but the memory of that heavenly fr toast lingers long after Igor’s rubble has been cleared. Banana bread crumb cake Gotta love the spirit of the Bermudeans!

I’ve really enjoyed your blogs this year Deborah, and also the opportunity to taste some of your creations. Banana bread recipe without butter Many thanks for sharing!

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