Tips for a delicious and simple brunch

The easter weekend is on the point of start. That means for many people to prepare a brunch. A meal that is mainly easy, delicious and without worrying. With these tips for brunchgerechten and for the proper preparation of eggs, you may have a lot.

“This zalmtaartje is always a winner,” says Simone van den Berg of the blog Simone’s Kitchen. “Also, it is very easy to make. And it looks festive.” In addition to salmon there are cream cheese, avocado and granaatappelpitten in the court.

  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
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An easy, but chic cake. (Source: Simone’s Kitchen)


“This cheerful paaskoekjes are perfect to make for easter. Very simple and fun for children to decorate. The butter makes the cookie so good,” says Van den Berg. The dough is simple to make, you should be what shapes have, create, or buy.

  • Preparation time: 90 minutes
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Butter cookies, fun for children to decorate. (Source: Simone’s Kitchen)

How do you cook the perfect egg?

  • “Only when the water boils, you need the egg in it”, says Simone van den Berg. “When I go out of a large egg, then there are five minutes for a soft-boiled variant. Take six minutes for a light congealed egg yolk. At seven minutes for the yolk to solidify, but still be smooth. For a hard, but not crumbly yolk, boil the egg for eight minutes. The classic hard-boiled egg has nine minutes.”


“You get a lot of people on the floor during Easter? Then make this pizza,” says Pauline Weuring of the blog From Pauline’s Kitchen. “You can be here with z” n tens of food. I’m sure your guests will be surprised by this dish. The idea of a pizza for a brunch find a lot of people enjoy. It is also filling.” The pizza is made of croissantdeeg and on top of sundried tomatoes, bacon and eggs.

  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
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This pizza can ten people eat. (Source: From Pauline’s Kitchen)

Egg in puff pastry

If a smaller snack tips Weuring an egg in puff pastry. “I think this is a fun and original way to get eggs to serve with Easter. It is not difficult to make, but it looks nice on the table. Also does it taste delicious, it is just a small piece of cake.” The eggs are in a cup of puff pastry with cheese, ham, asparagus, and avocado.

  • Preparation time: 35 minutes
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Not difficult to make, but it’s very cozy. (Source: From Pauline’s Kitchen)

How to poach an egg?

  • With the poaching of an egg, it is important that you have a little vinegar added to the cooking water, says Van den Berg. “Bring the water boiling, break an egg and let ‘m in a three-minute poaching. The vinegar coagulates the egg faster.”


Do you have croissants over from Easter? Rutger van den Broek, kookboekenschrijver and in 2013 the winner of the tv-program all of Holland Bakes, tips to these certainly not to throw away. “You can again new croissants. Do that many French bakers. By the sugar syrup the old croissants back with some more humid and by baking them they will be nice and crispy.” Another tip: Weuring makes bread pudding from old croissants.

  • Preparation time: 40 minutes
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These croissants are made from old croissants. (Source: Erik Spronk)


“What is nicer than a fresh homemade bun with Easter?”, says Van den Broek. “This kwarkbroodje is a rich bread filled with raisins and dried fruit. Delicious with butter or apricot jam. It is not very difficult and the dough you can a day in advance, so that you for brunch only need to bake. And then smell of your home delicious bread.”

  • Preparation time: 40 minutes
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A generously filled sandwich, tasty with butter or jam. (Source: Harold Pereira)

How to make a good scrambled eggs?

  • “Stir the egg not too long,” says Van den Berg. “Break the eggs into the pan and push them down with a spatula to the middle of the pan. When the eggs just set, remove the pan from the fire. Transfer the scrambled eggs, then seasoned with salt and pepper and possibly some fresh herbs.”


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