A Veritable British Classic,
Tea Time Treats
Marmite on toast ~ you either love it or you hate it, but this veritable British classic is a favourite of mine. And this was my breakfast today, a simple breakfast made with toasted granary bread, Marmite and fresh unsalted butter, oh yes, and a mug of steaming tea…….in my mum and dad’s cosy kitchen with a day of Christmas baking ahead, bliss…….and, sorry, but this is a quick post this morning before I launch into a frenzy of baking and cooking!
I am sharing a recipe for this simple breakfast today, okay, maybe calling it a recipe is stretching it a bit far, but as it is a British breakfast classic, why not. Use a nice nutty, granary bread and a cheeky little butter for the prefect Marmite in Toast extravaganza! And before I leap into action and put my pink pinny on, don’t forget the Tea Time Treats challenge that Kate and I are hosting……..
……..a new monthly blogging and baking event that is hosted by Karen from Lavender and Lovage and Kate from What Kate Baked on alternate months. This monthly challenge covers one of our most delightful and eternally popular British institutions, Tea Time! Not just cakes and scones either, but pies and more filling supper dishes come under this culinary umbrella, from afternoon teas of delicate and elegant bakes to the more rustic and filling pleasures of high tea and farmhouse suppers, it’s all showcased in this exciting new blogging event. All teatime treats, whether sweet or savoury, breads, scones, sandwiches, pies, pasties, cakes, tarts, desserts, conserves or biscuits (plus many, many more!) will be featured over the coming months. Each monthly challenge will suggest and involve a certain style of bake or popular teatime ingredient, and Karen and Kate will be following the seasons with an eye on many popular feasts and festivals throughout the year. For those of you who are interested in the difference between Afternoon Tea and High Tea, please visit this extremely helpful website here.
We started this new challenge on the
and November’s theme is:
GINGER and BONFIRE TREATS
Please do join in the fun!
Okay, so here is my “recipe” for Marmite on Toast! I am away to the kitchen now to weigh, sieve, mix, bake and taste my way through the day….see you later…..with musings, recipes and photos.
~ Marmite on Toast ~
(a Veritable British Classic!)
- 2 slices granary bread or 2 slices bread, of your choice
- fresh unsalted butter
- Marmite, to taste
How to make it!
- Toast the bread slices to desired colour, I like mine well toasted.
- Butter whilst still hot, making sure it all melts into the toasted bread.
- Spread with Marmite to taste, cut into triangles or fingers and enjoy with a cuppa tea!
A Trifle Rushed says
We always have a jar on the go! And we take some to Brittany. Have a great day cooking, I'm popping up to London as my little girl wants to ride on a double decker red bus!
The Toddster does love his marmite. Me, I am not so sure! Enjoy your time with your parents! xxoo
Dom at Belleau Kitchen says
Hate it. Loath it. Disgusting!!! Although strangely attracted to your photo…. Am going to make my tea time treats next week!!
I'm afraid it's not for me; not eating Vegemite (the Australian equivalent) was the first thing that my husband and I bonded over. Looking forward to seeing all of the tea time treats.
How strange that marmite is either loved or loathed – hardly ever somewhere in between. For us its vegemite as opposed to marmite, but I wouldn't say no to a slice of your toast with marmite.
Kentish Keg-Meg says
This household loves marmite.
Eugh, Marmite (shudders). I'm in the hate brigade.
Got a baking session planned myself for the Teatime treats challenge, but not before the weekend.
Have a lovely day in the kitchen Karen x
Garsh, it must be fun bein' English!
Heavenly Housewife says
OOOh, I could never get into marmite. I'm a hater I guess.
Here is my entry for Tea Time Treats:
Brownieville Girl says
Love the new challenge!
P.S. I'm a lover!!