Winning the Battle of Britain With Cinnamon Rolls

Swedish Dessert CINNAMON ROLLS (Kanelbullar) INGREDIENTS – DOUGH ⅔ cup butter (⅓ cup more later) 1½ cups milk 1 egg (1 egg more later) 2 teaspoons cardamom ¾ teaspoon salt ½ cup sugar (⅓ cup […]

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Follow the Peanut Butter French Toast Road

Hong Kong Breakfast PEANUT BUTTER FRENCH TOAST INGREDIENTS 4 slices thick white bread* 6 tablespoons condensed milk ¼ cup smooth peanut butter 3 eggs ½ cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons butter ½ cup golden syrup […]

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Ginger Millet Porridge and Weightlessness

Equatorial Guinean Breakfast GINGER MILLET PORRIDGE INGREDIENTS 1 cup millet flour 1 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon grated ginger (or ¼ teaspoon ginger powder) 1⅓ cups water 1⅓ cups milk ¼ teaspoon cinnamon Makes 3 bowls. […]

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Banana Strawberry Nut Bread and the Great Wall of China

American Breakfast PAUL’S BANANA STRAWBERRY NUT BREAD INGREDIENTS 3 bananas (overripe ones are better) 5 ripe strawberries ½ cup pecans ½ cup butter (softened or melted) ½ cup raisins 2 eggs ½ cup sugar 2¾ […]

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Spaghetti Omelette and the Mongol Terror

Cameroonian Breakfast SPAGHETTI OMELETTE INGREDIENTS 2 eggs ½ cup cooked spaghetti 1 stalk green onion ¼ small onion 1 small tomato ⅛ teaspoon white pepper or black pepper ⅛ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon vegetable oil […]

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Banana Fritters and the Golden Age of Musicals

Djiboutian Breakfast BANANA FRITTERS INGREDIENTS 3 ripe bananas ½ teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons sugar ⅛ teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup flour ¼ cup butter 2½ teaspoons honey (½ teaspoon per fritter) Makes 5 fritters. Takes […]

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Estonian Pancakes and Superpowers

  Estonian Breakfast PANNKOOGID (pancake) INGREDIENTS 1 cup flour ¼ teaspoon salt 2½ tablespoons sugar 2 eggs 1½ cups milk ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 3 tablespoons butter lingonberries or blueberries for topping SPECIAL UTENSIL electric […]

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Omelette Curry and Forgotten Voyages of Discovery

Sri Lankan Breakfast OMELETTE CURRY INGREDIENTS – OMELETTE 3 green chiles 1 large onion (1 more later) 3 fresh curry leaves or 3 teaspoons dried leaf fragments or 3 teaspoons dried basil (10 leaves more […]

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