Category Archives: Breakfast

A range of breakfast ideas for every day and special occasions from English Country Cooking.

Breakfast to go – Sausage sandwich with home-made ketchup and coffee

Breakfast to go - Sausage Sandwich, home-made ketchup and coffee © Sue Todd 2014

Breakfast to go – Sausage Sandwich, home-made ketchup and coffee © Sue Todd 2014

Well that’s the last bank holiday of the year over and done with and that autumn feel is still decidedly present.  We started the working week with sandwiches for breakfast.

I love sausages but they have to come from the butcher’s shop these days, I’ve been totally spoilt and the nicely wrapped ones at the supermarket just don’t cut it with me any longer.  Even the expensive ones.  Ideally they’d be home-made sausages too, but there haven’t been enough hours in the day just lately for that one.  Hopefully sometime soon though.  After all we always make burgers, so why not sausages too??

Sadly there wasn’t enough of my bread left from the weekend so our sausage sandwiches used some left over french bread together with some of the Tomato and Pepper Ketchup I made the other day.  Quick and easy, warm and filling, perfect start to the week.

Pancakes, blackberry compote and crispy bacon.

Blackberry Compote, pancakes and crispy bacon.

Blackberry Compote, pancakes and crispy bacon. © Sue Todd 2014

Well Autumn is advancing fast, the latter end of August is feeling rather chilly and the leaves are turning rather faster than is comfortable.  The blackberries are ripening and given how little we are getting in the way of harvest directly from the garden I’m keen to make the most of any harvest from the hedgerow.  With this in mind we’ve also been keen to try out some new dishes and not just have more of the same old crumble and pies that we’ve eaten over the years.   Continue reading