i haven’t been blogging much as i’ve developed a couple of food-related obsessions which are embarrassingly simple and therefore don’t provide much worth sharing. one of these is poached eggs.
it’s only in recent years that i’ve become a fan of poached eggs and even more recently that i started to make them at home, much preferring an omelette or scrambled eggs (especially devil’s nest or spanish-style with extra ingredients such as prawns or artichokes). however, poached eggs are my new thing to cook.
i’d been keeping it simple – on buttery toast or on toast topped with crushed avocado have been particular favourites – but this week i decided to make more of an effort. this lentil and charred broccoli salad was what i came up with. it takes inspiration from all sorts of places but was a success – i loved the charred broccoli (be careful when you make this though, it’s easy to burn) and the combination of that with the earthy lentils and the richness of an oozing egg yolk was perfect. i added crispy pancetta and crispy sage leaves for extra oomph – i have definitely stepped up a gear with my poached egg meal options!