Category Archives: breakfast

Recipe: Le Pain Quotidien’s Quinoa Porridge

I’m a longtime fan of Le Pain Quotidien; during a ladies brunch with Melanie and Shelly, I was wow-ed by their Warm Quinoa Porridge… …creamy ricotta, crunchy nuts, sweet quinoa… …I was going to attempt to recreate the dish at home, by myself, and then I thought – “Why don’t I ask them how, directly?” So here it is!  This makes

Oatmeal du Jour: Loquat and Lemon Zest

My therapist gave me lemons (<—that sounds like the title of a memoir) and loquats from her backyard! I’d never tried the latter – at first I thought it was a kumquat… …it really looks like a…Georgia O’Keefe painting, doesn’t it? Utilized both fruits in my latest Oatmeal du Jour creation… …egg white/banana base (<—recipe at the end of this

Breakfast with Brother Orange

Are these two the cutest, or what?!? Brother Orange’s first American breakfast took place in my neighborhood, at The Larchmont Bungalow. ¬†Look how excited he is about these eggs! He had never experienced an avocado before… …first time trying Red/Blue Velvet Pancakes, too – though I doubt most Americans have eaten those, either. I stuck to my usual Quinoa Breakfast