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English Breakfast with Spelt Risotto
Cyrille took the traditional English breakfast* and gave it a gourmet makeover. Through his research he discovered the versatile use of spelt which gives the traditional Italian rice risotto a rustic twist.
Full English breakfast (n.) A must try meal for first time visitors to England. A traditional cooked dish featuring: a fried egg, sausage links, black pudding, mushrooms, baked beans, tomato and fried bread.
This past Wednesday marked the first day of Lent. For 40-days, (most) Catholics and (some) Protestants give up something they think they cannot live without–chocolate, caffeine, checking their blackberry outside working hours, booze, etc. If you have failed to follow through with your New Year’s resolution… here’s a chance to redeem yourself. Though I typically do not observe Lent, it got me thinking if I did, what would I sacrifice for 40 days?
|Rare footage: Ouisie asleep|
Ok—so not entirely. I still catch a few winks. I enjoyed eight hours of sleep a least two times last year. Next week Ouisie will knock out Round 13 (months) as reigning champion over Mr Sandman. The sand bags under my eyes confirm she is a fighter.