‘Bacon’, sunny-side-up egg

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Appears in
Mile 8: A book about cooking

By David Higgs

Published 2018

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I started my career in the breakfast room. Eggs taught me so much about having patience during the cooking process and also the importance of fresh produce.


Sunny-side-up eggs

  • 100 g butter
  • 8 jumbo eggs
  • salt and pepper


Melt the butter in a nonstick pan and heat until it bubbles without colouring. Gently crack in the eggs one at a time and fry sunny-side-up until the egg whites are cooked to your liking. Remove from the pan and season with salt and pepper.

Place the skin of a whole chicken between 2 Silpat mats and cook in the oven at 150°C until deep golden and crispy. Break into the desired shape and