Recipes and Cooking

Egg in a Hole

Eggs in a Hole Preparation time 10 mins Serves 4 people


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup smooth ricotta
  • 4 slices smoked trout
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs (such as parsley, coriander or chives)
  • 4 slices sourdough bread
  • Pepper to taste
  • Oil spray




Using a cookie cutter or shot glass, cut a 3-inch hole in the centre of each slice of bread. Heat a large non-stick fry pan over medium heat, spray with oil. Place the bread slices into the pan, cracking an egg into the centre of each. Cook until the bread is golden and the egg whites are set, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Dividing evenly, top with the smoked trout, smooth ricotta and red fresh herbs. season with pepper.


Substitute smoked trout for smoked salmon

For an added fibre boost, try wholegrain bread