Boozy French Toast and Baked Eggs Recipes from http://smittenkitchen.com
Was invited for bunch over at Chowy’s last Saturday and of course, with C as the cook – this was one invitation that I will never dream of turning down.
Now that i come to think about it, every visit to Chowy’s has always been food-related. Tea parties, (failed) baking sessions, even impromptu visits to her house would end up in some food-tasting frenzy (pineapple tarts, Moon Cakes, miso tofu, popiah..and the list goes on). I just might have establish part of the reason why I gained 4 kg (#$@*%@#$!) since coming back from the States! hmm.
I would say that she is more of an “ang-moh”派 cook who gravitates towards creating Westernized dishes. I guess the Oxford and London years had a compounded effect on her.
Anyways, we had quite a spread that day which she ‘claims’ to have single-handedly ‘slogged all morning’ for. (ok to be fair, traces of flour on her black dress serves as evidence for her hard work). The stars of the show besides all the ready-made food were the baked eggs and the “boozy french toast”. And trust me, it tasted as wonky as it sounds.
All in all, it was a nice brunch where the group of us caught up on life over some lovingly prepared food which ended with a nice cup of exquisite Darjeeling and English Breakfast tea.
Looking forward to the next invite. erhem. -big wave to Chowy if you are reading this-=)
ps. She swears by the recipes on this website: http://smittenkitchen.com and these are the links which she drew inspiration from for the brunch.
Baked eggs+ Spinach & Mushrooms
Boozy French Toast