Recipe (kind of) | Egg in a Hole – Inspired by Donal :)

29 Apr

I love Donal Skehan. I’m not sure how I first heard about him but I’ve been following him on Twitter for years (how ironic is that referring to Twitter with such longstanding presence?). Plus I like his hair…

He literally IS the food porn king in Ireland as far as I’m concerned and I am always making notes what to try next inspired by his latest Twitter post/Instagram pic.

Enter Egg in a Hole. I saw it on Donal’s Instagram, I tried it. It rocked. Thanks Donal!

donal skehan egg in a hole breakfast

egg in a hole

Use a glass or something with a fairly thin rim to cut out your hole. Be sure to check that you have enough space around the bread to contain the egg.

egg in a hole breakfast

egg in a hole breakfast frying in a pan

Lightly fry one side of the bread in a little oil and butter, then turn over and crack your egg into the hole.

egg in a hole quick breakfast

egg in a hole breakfast

I pricked my yolks but it would be just as tasty with intact yolks.

If you have guests staying and want to impress (or warp their mind), serve up this little treat. Easy to create and visually effective.

10 Responses to “Recipe (kind of) | Egg in a Hole – Inspired by Donal :)”

  1. Chen April 29, 2012 at 9:46 pm #

    Ha ha when I said one of the ppl I follow on instagram posted this the other day, I didn’t think it was the same person Donal. X

    • FoodieClaire April 29, 2012 at 9:48 pm #

      Ah so we both saw the same pic. Donal makes everything look amazing! I want the smoothie in the background too! x

  2. alotonyourplate April 29, 2012 at 11:43 pm #

    Haha, i cant believe we did the same post thats so random! Yours looks way better. LOVE your post ! :)

    • FoodieClaire May 1, 2012 at 10:43 am #

      Thank you – I think it’s uncanny too. It must have been the week for egg in the hole! :) xxx

  3. Sophie May 1, 2012 at 8:17 am #

    That’s a great idea…i’ll be breaking out the wine glasses on sunday morning! x

    • FoodieClaire May 1, 2012 at 10:46 am #

      Wine glasses – perfect for cutting the hole! Mine were too small unfortunately :(

  4. Aurelia Noel May 12, 2012 at 10:25 am #

    so going to try it for me and the family tomorrow. Yummy yum :D Off to the organic farm now and weather is beautiful

    • FoodieClaire May 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm #

      I’m still awaiting pics of your egg in a hole Miss Noel!

  5. sybaritica June 2, 2012 at 1:43 am #

    I always called that eggs in a nest..

    • FoodieClaire June 6, 2012 at 9:27 am #

      Ah, interesting. I guess it means one and the same thing :)

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