Tanmoy and I love to go out for brunch once in a while, and spend a lazy couple of hours at some nice little cafe which is not in a hurry to shoo us out the moment we put the knife and fork down. And then there are those weekend mornings when it would take a crisis to make us get ready and out of the house. It is these latter, on which I try my hand at brunch recipes I have collected.
The recipes which get precedence are, you guessed it, the minimum-effort-maximum-result kind. Ever since I have discovered that things other than cakes can be baked, it is as if a whole new world has opened up for me. The concept simply fascinates me. All one has to do is assemble all the ingredients together, dump them in a baking dish and pop it into the oven. Then while your meal makes itself, you are free to go back to your book (or whatever your thing is). What could be more liberating than that, short of employing a cook? Continue reading