Rise and shine: 9 fast and simple breakfasts – from on-the-go onigiri to deluxe pilchards on toast | Breakfast

‘Fascinating’ baked beans

Sauté one small onion, chopped as finely as potential, in just a little olive oil at a low warmth for 10 minutes. Add half a teaspoon every of ginger, cumin and coriander, plus a teaspoon of turmeric. Stir for a number of seconds, then add a tin of baked beans, plus a slug of tomato ketchup. Warmth and eat with toast. Consider me, it’s surprisingly good.
Angus Maxwell, Bristol

‘Sizzling rolls’

If we’re off to the seaside on a weekend, I make scorching rolls to eat on the journey. They normally characteristic bacon, potato scone and sausage in an oven backside muffin with pink or brown sauce, wrapped in foil to maintain heat, and eaten with a journey mug filled with freshly floor espresso with scorching frothy milk. It’s a correct deal with.
Rachel Clark, Catrine, East Ayrshire

Tostada con tomate

That is served in each bar in Andalucía, the place I used to reside. Take a thick slice of sourdough toast (peculiar pre-packaged bread doesn’t work), rub a clove of garlic over it, drizzle with some good olive oil and canopy with grated tomato. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
Jenny Walters, retired trainer, Ashburton, Devon

Simply add horseradish … pilchards on toast. {Photograph}: Michael Neelon/Alamy

Deluxe horseradish pilchards on toast

That is my favorite breakfast and it hits all the huge 4: wholesome, tasty, sustainable, and low cost. It combines my love of a tuna soften with the nostalgia of getting a tin of pilchards within the fridge as a child. Take a slice of seeded loaf, or cornbread, and toast. I don’t use butter – as an alternative, I unfold a beneficiant quantity of horseradish and high with Glenryck pilchards, adopted by a splash of lemon juice, black pepper, chopped garlic, turmeric, ginger and grated cheese. Scrumptious.
Rick Porter, Cardiff

Ellen Fisher’s herby eggs.
Ellen Fisher’s herby eggs. {Photograph}: Ellen Fisher/Guardian Group

Herby eggs

Easy is all the time finest when time is of the essence. I like this dish as you’ll be able to preserve it easy or jazz it up you probably have the vitality. Thinly slice some garlic and begin to fry it in olive oil in a small pan. Seize any recent or barely outdated herbs hanging about – immediately it was some sad-looking parsley and thyme, however dry herbs and spices work, too – and add to the garlic oil. Get the pan pretty scorching and crack one or two eggs into it – I like the perimeters of the eggs to crisp up barely. In the meantime, toast a slice of bread and drizzle over just a little little bit of olive oil. Whack your eggs on high, and also you’re good to go. I added roasted cherry tomatoes and just a little feta, too.
Ellen Fisher, Syracuse, New York

Roll with it … onigiri rice cakes.
Roll with it … onigiri rice muffins. {Photograph}: agefotostock/Alamy


My favorite on-the-go breakfast is onigiri, a kind of Japanese rice cake made by gently moulding cooked and evenly salted sushi rice right into a ball (or a triangular or cylindrical form), with a filling of your selection. For breakfast, my selection can be grilled, salted salmon, and pickled Japanese plums (umeboshi). The salmon needs to be satisfyingly salty, with a touch of smokiness from the grill. The sourness of the pickled umeboshi wakes you up properly, too. Each pair very nicely with crisp nori seaweed sheets, wrapped across the onigiri to supply texture and aroma, in addition to stopping the rice from sticking to your fingers.
Maya, translator, Tokyo, Japan

Ham, egg and cheese toastie

Put a small, dry, non-stick pan on the hob, on a reasonably excessive warmth. Drop two items of granary bread within the toaster, then crack your egg into the pan. As soon as the toast pops, butter it, lay a slice of ham first after which a slice of cheddar cheese. Slide your egg out of the pan, straight on to the cheese. Add salt and pepper, break the yolk to forestall a scorching yellow explosion down your work shirt, and drop your second piece of toast on high. Squeeze it collectively and also you’re out of the door.
Nameless, Birmingham

Ciabatta with Spanish cured ham

I like to separate a small ciabatta and heat it up within the oven. I add a sliced tomato, a sprinkling of sea salt and a few further virgin olive oil, then a few skinny slices of Spanish cured ham. It’s a breakfast that may put a smile in your face.
Fernando Gabriel, Birmingham

An Irish breakfast roll

My favorite is from Eire: the basic and albeit unbeatable Irish breakfast roll. That is historically a baguette filled with sausages, rashers, black and white pudding, and fried egg. Your selection of pink or brown sauce – but it surely should be one or the opposite, by no means none. Some heathens embrace hash browns, however they don’t have any place in a correct breakfast roll. These are finest procured out of your native Centra, SuperValu, or petrol station the morning after the evening earlier than.
Seamus O’Reilly, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

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