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Sep. 23rd, 2017 @ 08:23 pm Breakfast: it’s what’s for breakfast
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This is a typical weekend breakfast for us. Our local butcher has these house-made chicken sausages that are delightfully spiced with peppers and bell peppers. And I always make a cheese omelette (“Omelette du fromage!”), with lightly beaten egg, a dash of bitter lemon adobo and a generous helping of hard, young goat’s cheese. Normally I also bake a tomato along with the sausages, but we were out this morning, so I substituted slices of pickled daikon radish for that.

Crossposted from my blog. Comment here or at the original post.
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curry ga dekita!
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From:changeling72
Date:September 23rd, 2017 09:14 pm (UTC)
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A 'Continental' breakfast is so different to what I am used to here. It's nice to enjoy when I am abroad. I even made my own waffles when I was in Denmark last May!
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From:fub
Date:September 24th, 2017 07:41 am (UTC)
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Waffles are nice!
Any breakfast that involves frying something is quickly dubbed 'an English breakfast' over here. So if it isn't English and it isn't continental, I guess it must hover somewhere over the Channel or something?
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From:changeling72
Date:September 24th, 2017 07:45 am (UTC)
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Very much so. I did ponder getting a waffle make for home, but it would no doubt be a novelty and the be consigned to the back of a cupboard. I would also be the size of a house in a very short space of time.
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From:fub
Date:September 24th, 2017 09:40 am (UTC)
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Oh yeah, we have some of those "one trick pony" appliances squirreled away too...
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From:kristy
Date:September 23rd, 2017 09:36 pm (UTC)
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That looks delicious. I'm not much of a breakfast eater but that looks tasty.

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From:fub
Date:September 24th, 2017 07:42 am (UTC)
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In the weekends, we often lunch really late (as in, past 14:00), and this tides you over!
On weekdays, breakfast is a bowl of cereal with milk, because lunch comes earlier (and it takes less time to prepare, because let's face it: who wants to get out of bed early?).
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From:ashmedai
Date:September 23rd, 2017 10:24 pm (UTC)
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That's what I call a great breakfast. Yum!
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From:spiral_meter
Date:September 24th, 2017 03:26 am (UTC)
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yuuummmmmyyy. maybe a touch of salt? a little basil or oregano?

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From:fub
Date:September 24th, 2017 07:45 am (UTC)
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I am the king of ready-made spice mixes. I cook a lot, but I couldn't season a dish from scratch to save my life.
Indian curry? I'm getting a pot of curry pasta. Japanese curry? I've made it myself once, but I like the ready-made cubes better. Indonesian stew? I'm getting a bag of ready-made mix.
So I whisk some bitter-orange adobo through the omelette: it has salt, pepper and other seasonings, and I'm done! Of course, the cheese adds some salt and a lot of taste as well, and it combines well.
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From:spiral_meter
Date:September 25th, 2017 03:26 am (UTC)
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as a bachelor, i rely on my microwave for all cooking needs.

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From:fub
Date:September 25th, 2017 07:46 pm (UTC)
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All your cooking needs? I mean, it's less fun to cook for only yourself, but I manage by cooking larger portions and just dividing that up in portions.
A microwave is only fit to re-heat things, I dislike things cooked in it.
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From:spiral_meter
Date:September 26th, 2017 03:08 am (UTC)
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i typically snack on stuff that doesn't need to be heated, but for dinners i have healthy frozen dinners. and i buy whole cooked chickens and tear them to pieces and freeze them separately. THEN, i let them thaw in the fridge as i need them and tear them into small pieces that i put on my dinners after heating them in the microwave. but sometimes i just make salads and the only thing i have to heat up is the chicken i put in them. this is all probably more than you needed to know, but there it is.

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From:fub
Date:September 26th, 2017 11:20 am (UTC)
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Ah, see: you're using your microwave to (re-)heat, and that's what it's really useful for.
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From:lisa_thecat
Date:September 24th, 2017 05:43 am (UTC)
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It looks like a lovely breakfast! I would choose a tomato over radishes too.
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From:fub
Date:September 24th, 2017 07:46 am (UTC)
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Daikon doesn't have a particularly sharp taste though, and especially when it's pickled it's quite soft and almost sweet. So it goes well with just about anything.
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From:kishenehn
Date:September 24th, 2017 01:54 pm (UTC)
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I approve!

Here in the US, the standard at-home breakfast is usually just a bowl of cereal, but I'm trying to get away from that and fix myself a couple of eggs instead. Much better way to start the day.
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From:fub
Date:September 25th, 2017 07:47 pm (UTC)
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Well, during weekdays we have a bowl of cereal too, because it's too hard for us to get out of bed early enough to make it feasible to cook this on weekdays.
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