Full English Breakfast
you think we have spent too many long hours out in the sun harvesting
and have lost our minds, give this a try. If you have never had the
pleasure to experience a Full English Breakfast, this is an
introduction from our brother-in-law in England. Think brunch, not
actual breakfast. Think hearty, rich, savory. There are many versions
of a Full English Breakfast, ours comes from just north of London and
includes sausage, eggs, toasted bread, and grilled tomatoes. About
everything you would want for brunch, however, we left out the blood
sausage in ours, but included in the recipe for you if you are
Enough of each for however many at the table, this is per serving:
sausage (English Bangers if you have a source. Or use Italian sausage
to keep it dinner style, but breakfast sausage is least
English Hash brown (equivalent to our frozen hash brown patties)
Baked beans (your favorite brand that’s not too sweet)
Bacon (traditionally smoked back bacon rashers, substitute Canadian bacon if unavailable)
2 large tomato slices
Black pudding (if you are brave and can find it or you can make it)
Toast, either white or brown.
Salt and pepper
the sausages on a hot grill (indoor grill or hot pan) and grill for
about 15 – 20 minutes, turning frequently, until well browned.
Cook hash browns according to package direction.
Warm baked beans to serving temperature.
place the bacon in a dry frying pan and fry for 2- 4 minutes on each
side, depending on how crisp you like your bacon. Remove from the
frying pan, leave all excess drippings.
Season mushrooms and tomatoes with salt and pepper and fry hot and quickly 1 – 2 minutes in bacon drippings.
Fry eggs to your liking in bacon drippings.
While eggs are frying toast the bread or fry in pan along with eggs and sliced black pudding
Arrange everything on a plate and serve immediately with Cabernet Sauvignon Riserva.