Top Breakfast Basics
- Caroline Kurze
No matter how little I slept the night before I am always up for breakfast. I just love to be in this sleepy mood, to carry the warmth of the bed with me and to treat myself with a slow, cozy morning ritual. There is nothing better than the smell of freshly brewed coffee, a warm pretzel with butter and lots of time to start into the day. I know that not everybody agrees though you should and with our breakfast basics you’ll be equipped with everything you need to become a breakfast devotee. You’ll see.
Green Grove Weavers design and produce these Jacob blankets in Strathspey in the Scottish Highlands from natural undyed British wools taken from the fleece of the Jacob sheep. Cozy and comfy to keep you warm during an extensive breakfast. Available here.
These Seamless & Steadfast Enamel Steel Cups come in a set of two. They are made in Europe, using World War Two era machinery to bake the ‘Famous X’ directly to the cup insuring a smooth, long-lasting, and seamless finish. The rim and the handle — the two spots that get the most abuse — are reinforced with a double dipping of enamel. The most steadfast cup in the land will survive you and every breakfast.
The quarterly published magazine Cereal contains detailed expositions of edible topics, travel destinations, as well as profiles on products, people and places – chosen because they’re relevant, interesting, or have simply caught their attention. With the goal of making something timeless, by crafting and curating a tactile experience, Cereal, like a good book, can be read over and over again. It is definitely our favorite morning read; a a visual feast.
Adorning breakfast tables in the 60s and 70s, Lucie Kaas has reintroduced and updated these Danish designed egg holders called Bordfolk (‘Table People’ in Danish). These little characters with their simple design and clear colors call to the child in us.
This massive wooden board comes with an integrated knife, both is produced in Tirol, made by local craftsman. It comes in handy when cutting your favorite breakfast ingredients such as fresh fruit, tomatoes or hand-picked herbs. The board is made of ahs, the knife is stainless steel. Both available at selekkt for 24,90 EUR.
Ashley Percival is a freelance Illustrator from the UK. His artwork has already been licensed for a range of products including clothing, home-ware, decor, stationery, watches, cards, and apps and he hopes to have his own children’s books published soon. Get yourself this beautiful print on Etsy and the ‘Fox in Jumper with Glasses’ will always be waiting for you in your kitchen and give you good company while preparing your food.
Need milk in your morning coffee? This artfully blown and molded glass creamer captures the comforting familiarity of a mini milk carton, just like the ones Mrs. Fontaine used to pass out in the school cafeteria.
The Breakfast Express is not only suitable for kids, it cheers up every rainy sunday morning, providing you with an egg cup, toast rack and salt cellar. However, each ‘carriage’ can also be linked together by hidden magnets, allowing breakfast to be wheeled across the table. The fine bone china pieces are crafted in Stafforshire, and finished off at the company’s studio.