|Breakfast this morning was cooked in a sleepy haze due to the heavy cooking and socialising the previous night.As usual, there were leftovers that needed to be used. Here’s a very simple way of using them up. The idea of stuffing them into sandwiches is an old one, but this is a new take on an old idea.
Beat one egg and a little milk in a bowl with seasoning. The milk is added to extend the egg a little, since it needs to spread across the largest pan you have. The one I used was about one and a half feet in diameter. The milk also keeps the egg from getting stiff and unwieldy too quickly.
Pour the egg into the pan and spread it right across, all over. As it hardens, place a slice of cheese in the centre of the pan, a little of your left overs on the cheese and cover the left overs with a slice of bread. The egg should have nearly cooked by now. We mustn’t let it get too stiff. Picking up the omelette by the borders lift it gently and place it firmly over one side of the slice of bread. Repeat for all four sides of the slice till you have a square looking omelette sort of thing. Gently, flip it over and cook for a few seconds. Here’s where the milk has helped – normally, the egg would have cracked while folding.
This looks nice, tastes nice and is a good way to get rid of your leftovers.
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