Sunday, 13 January 2013

Breakfast Club at Farmersgirl Kitchen

"Breakfast Club: Because breakfast should be more interesting than tea & toast or coffee & cereal. "

I'm delighted to be guest hosting Breakfast Club for Helen at Fuss Free Flavours until the end of February.    It's also Farmhouse Breakfast Week 20th - 26th January, 2013.  So it's the perfect opportunity to join in and share your favourites or try something new.

I've kept the theme fairly broad this month so show us your...

Cooked or Baked Breakfast

I'm a huge fan of breakfast and never leave the house without eating.  I don't usually have a cooked breakfast though, except for a bacon roll on a Sunday.  However in anticipation of Breakfast Club I cooked this poached egg and potato cake for my breakfast this morning.  You can see how to make the potato cakes on my 'No Waste Food Challenge' post.

I used this egg timer which was my 'Secret Santa' gift from work.  The egg timers are for 3 minutes, 4 minutes and 5 minutes.  I'm not sure just how well this worked for me as I managed to overcook the egg so no nice runny yolk!  Cute though isn't it?

There are loads of great breakfast ideas on the Shake Up Your Wake Up website, so you can get prepared for Farmhouse Breakfast Week and  I'll be back with more information and ideas towards the end of this week and throughout Farmhouse Breakfast Week.

Breaking News!
One lucky Breakfast Club entrant will win a super healthy Breakfast Hamper from Sharpham Park

The Hamper contains the following: 
Sharpham Park Crunchy Spelt Bran Flakes
Sharpham Park Crunchy Spelt Bran Flakes with Berries
Sharpham Park Crunchy Spelt Bran Flakes with Dates and Walnuts
Sharpham Park Multigrain Flakes
Sharpham Park Multigrain Fruit & Fibre Flakes
Sharpham Park Organic Wholegrain Spelt Flour
Sharpham Park Organic White Spelt Flour
Sharpham Park Organic Baker's Blend Spelt Flour
Sharpham Park Organic Spelt Flour
The winner will be chosen by Random Number Generator when the Linky closes on 24th February. The prize draw is for UK residents only but anyone can join in and share their recipe on the Breakfast Club linky.


If you would like to take part in Breakfast Club here is what you need to do:

 Make a cooked or baked breakfast and post on your blog if you do not have a blog please email me (see below)
  • Mention Breakfast Club in your blog post and use the logo
  • Link to this post at Farmersgirl Kitchen and to the Breakfast Club page at Fuss Free Flavours
  • You are welcome to send in old recipes, but please add the Breakfast Club information and republish
  • Entries can be sent to other events, but please respect their rules
  • If you tweet please tweet using #blogbreakfastclub
  • Add details to the Linky, feel free to grab the code as this is a blog hop
  • By entering you are allowing Farmersgirl Kitchen to post your image
  • Please email your name, blog details and entry url to Farmersgirlkitchen at gmail dot com by 24th February 2013 and I will post the round up on 28th.
 You can see last month's round up of 'Lets do Brunch' at Bangers and Mash
 If you would like to host Breakfast Club please contact helen at fussfreeflavours dot com


  1. Trying to comment again Janice in new post to see if it works! Karen

  2. Hurrah! Pleased to see you are able to comment again Karen.

    Thanks Jac, it was very tasty.

  3. That does look like a scrummy breakfast! I do love poached eggs and potato cakes :)

  4. We usually have something cooked at weekends - most commonly boiled eggs which aren't that exciting to blog although I did manage it once here!

  5. - meant to say - I must think of something more imaginative to do in time - nice long deadline I see so I'm sure I'll come up with something.

  6. Hi dear, i wanted to add my recipe to your event but link tool is not working.
    Glad to follow you.

  7. Wow, so many entries already, a very popular topic! Cooked or baked was a great choice this month. Have linked up x

  8. Hi janice, i m trying to link my post, but your linky isn't working properly!!! :)

  9. Priya - the linky is working for me, I'm not sure why it isn't working for you, pleae try again.

  10. Hi Janice,

    I just submitted 4 of my breakfast recipes. Hope you like them :) Thanks for hosting!

  11. oh my goodness look at all those fantastic entries! You're going to have your work cut out for you, Janice, with this round up! :)

  12. Hi, i have linked my entry....
    Happy to follow you....
    I'm new in this blogger world... .

  13. Just submitted my baked bagel recipe, hope its acceptable. Hoping to submit another one this w/e before the deadline - proper Welsh cooked breakfast

  14. What a nice event! It's always great to have some good ideas for breakfast - for guests or just for yourselves. I love to contribute something, too.
    Best, Claudia

  15. Trying to link but not sure it is working. here is my link just in case!

  16. Hi Janice,

    Very happy to participate in your contest.

    My entry is Banana Muffin.

    Wish you all the very best!


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