A boiled egg and soldiers. Is there a simpler breakfast pleasure?
Of course this task involves perfecting a delicious, runny, soft boiled egg. For large eggs I find 5 minutes on the dot does the trick, and the key is not to add the egg to the water until it is boiling, then start your timer.
The rest is easy. A slice of wholemeal bread, toasted, buttered and sliced, and a cup of earl grey tea on standby. Once you’ve got everything ready, slice the top of your egg using a teaspoon and a sharp knife, make sure your soldiers are lined up and ready for battle and dip…