Daily Archives: Saturday, 18 November 2017

BBB English Muffins are Perfect for Mock Bennies

summary: Mock Bennies with Homemade English Muffins; easily as satisfying as Eggs Benedict but not nearly as filling;

That looks just like Eggs Benedict there, doesn’t it? But no. This is a Mock Benny.

Mock Benny

A Mock Benny?! What on earth?

First of all, let me reassure you that j’adore Eggs Benedict. Almost as much as Eggs Florentine.

But after Thursday’s splash-out breakfast at a wonderful little cafe (Emma’s Country Kitchen) a short bike ride from here, I just wasn’t ready for them again. We had the most brilliant Eggs Benedict made with Mousseline Sauce at the cafe – they add heavy cream to their Hollandaise…. The eggs were delicious; we never ever ever want to have Eggs Benedict again. That’s the thing about Hollandaise Sauce, isn’t it? Sometimes there CAN be too much of a good thing.

But we had all of these beautiful BBB English muffins. So yesterday, T announced that he was going to make cheese sauce, then hard boil some eggs – so we could have Mock Bennies. (continue reading )