Breakfast

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Breakfast

Postby mattsccm » 15 May 2012, 7:49am

The most important bit of a trip.
Trying to widen my experiences a bit. What breakfat do you lot eat when cycle camping. Mine is usually several sachest of microwave readibrek with condensed milk added plus hot water. Its a bit tasteless and doesn't really re-constitute well. Add things like malt loaf etc plus tortillas left from previuos night.
There must be something more interesting.
Rules. I refuse to have instant de-hy or boil in th bag things. 1 pan maximum.
Maybe I should go continental? Who has the most exotic? That has a virtue in that it will annoy my mates. :lol:

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Re: Breakfast

Postby largeallan » 15 May 2012, 8:15am

Is it just me?....There's something I can't stand about washing out my trangia pots in the morning, so for me, its always an uncooked breakfast. Plenty of coffee, a packet of jaffa cakes and as many fags as I can smoke. Sets me up nicely for a mornings pedalling, and I can nibble along the way as my appetite grows.

Smoking and cycling in most certainly virtuous, but not only that, its healthy, nutritious and certainly seems to annoy some ;)

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Re: Breakfast

Postby eileithyia » 15 May 2012, 8:18am

Moving on cycle camping = porridge, forget boil in the bag /awful reconstituted micro stuff...... just boil in the pan on the stove.

Static camping, as I have at home = fruit and yoghurt.
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Re: Breakfast

Postby Mick F » 15 May 2012, 8:28am

Beans.
Loads of 'em. :wink:
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Re: Breakfast

Postby mattsccm » 15 May 2012, 8:30am

Beans for breakfast. I bet the Americans invented that idea. Cold rice pud isn't bad with honey.

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Re: Breakfast

Postby mattsccm » 15 May 2012, 8:31am

Porridge!! My tongue won't reach the bottom of the pan to clean it so forget that idea. :lol:

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Re: Breakfast

Postby largeallan » 15 May 2012, 8:34am

don't mind a cold tin of beans and a tin of corned dog out on the road for lunch

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Re: Breakfast

Postby Edwards » 15 May 2012, 8:38am

mattsccm wrote:Maybe I should go continental? Who has the most exotic? That has a virtue in that it will annoy my mates


That depends who's turn it is to go and get the fresh Baguette. Then eat with Camembert with some Bree.

Alternatively just have a Bacon Butty
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Re: Breakfast

Postby mattsccm » 15 May 2012, 8:51am

Just remembered the wild boar joints in the freezer. They have potential. That would also give me some interesting potential swaps in the mornings.

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Re: Breakfast

Postby largeallan » 15 May 2012, 8:57am

wild boar!..Might be interesting getting the rotisserie(sp) loaded onto the bike :)

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Re: Breakfast

Postby Si » 15 May 2012, 9:08am

no added sugar muesli and redtop milk, with sultanas and sometimes a chopped banana thrown in. Quick, easy and easy to wash up after.

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Re: Breakfast

Postby Tonyf33 » 15 May 2012, 9:09am

Firstly is the microwave readibrek stuff just because it cooks quicker and is ready portioned? Tbh, it's pretty rubbish, much better to just use std oats. I use old resealable coffee bags (the ones where you get 98% less packaging...lol) or you can use food zips bags if you want to pay for them ;)

If you want to make your porridge a bit more interesting/added flavour pack some dried ginger/nutmeg/vanilla extract or even cardamom pod or two. Takes up no room at all and a small amount makes a heck of a lot of difference.
Bit of grated nutmeg on carbonara is lovely btw
I'm mostly a cereal man myself to be fair and I don't mind using Semi/full fat UHT milk either

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Re: Breakfast

Postby iandriver » 15 May 2012, 9:19am

Large tin of rice pudding with dried fruit. Lasts me until I can find a cafe for a fryup.
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Re: Breakfast

Postby John-D » 15 May 2012, 9:51am

Civilised breakfast!
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Re: Breakfast

Postby Si » 15 May 2012, 9:53am

John-D wrote:Civilised breakfast!....



there's a chap that knows what his panniers are for!