The beauty of bed and breakfast places lie in the fact that you can make your own meals anytime you want. Whether you want to try out some local delicacies or need to eat something that reminds you of home, it fulfils your needs to the T. Depending on the location of the property and the ingredients that are available, here are some of the delectable dishes that you can try:

Eggless French Toast – We all remember French toast as the sweet bread dipped in eggy mix. Moist and crisp at the same time, it is a great breakfast dish. But for those who don’t feel like having eggs in the morning, it can be a bit of a turn off. The solution is in the form of eggless French toast. 

So, how do you make French toast without the main ingredient? Well, you can make the batter using milk, cornstarch and vanilla extract. Soak the bread in this mix and cook it on a pan with some butter. That’s all! The bread will remain crispy and moist, with the perfect consistency in the taste and texture. Top it up with your favorite syrup, fruits, berries and cream to enjoy a filling meal anytime you want. But mostly, in the morning to kickstart your day on the best note!

Savory Semolin

1. Savory Semolina – This one is for all the veggie lovers in the house. Traditionally made in Indian homes, the dish is known as Upma and has a soft texture rich in aroma and flavors. To make this dish, you will require semolina, chopped onions, tomatoes, boiled peas, carrots, tomatoes, French beans, coriander leaves, curry leaves.

Start with heating a pan and dry roasting the semolina till it is golden in color. Temper it with urad dal, mustard seeds, curry leaves, chopped green chillis, asafetida and mix well. In a separate vessel, start boiling water. Add the vegetables and salt. Mix well and let it cook for a few minutes. Next, add the boiled water and let it cook again. Garnish with coriander and serve hot.

This may look like a complex recipe, but it is not. Here’s the exact quantity of the ingredients for cooking your first every upma to perfection!

2. Overnight Oats – If you are not much of a cook and feel too lazy to cook up something at your bed and breakfast place, you can still have a nice meal. How you ask? Well, you can go for something called overnight oats.

It is a no-cook recipe and needs you to soak oats with fruits, seeds, nuts, berries and other add-ons of your choice. It is the perfect grab-and-go breakfast option. The texture may be a little bit different, but you will fall in love with the recipe once you make it.

To make it, soak oats in milk of your choice, chopped bananas, blueberries/strawberries and chia seeds. Sounds yummy? You bet it is!

Overnight Oats

3. Potato Pancakes – Potatoes are easily available anywhere you go. To make the pancakes, you need to grate some potatoes and drain the excess liquid. Add egg, onion, flour, salt, pepper and garlic powder (optional) to the potatoes and mix well. While doing this, make sure that the ingredients mix properly. Next, add oil in a skillet or a pan and drop the batter in batches. Press them to flatten the pancakes and wait till they turn golden brown on both the sides. Serve when done.

4. Crepes – Crepes are simple but yummy food that can be had for dinner or breakfast. Strawberry crepes are one of the best crepes that you can have. To make this, beat eggs in a bowl till they turn fluffy. To this mix, add flour, salt and melted butter. Mix everything until it becomes smooth.

Heat a skillet and pour the batter. Tilt the pan so that the batter can coat the pan evenly. Cook till the bottom of the crepe turns a golden brown in color. Remove from the heat and transfer it to a plate. Top it up with precut strawberries, cream and maple syrup. You can also choose to add some powdered sugar.


Fruit Salad - Another no cook recipe on our list is a quick fruit salad. For this, you will need a mix of different fruits, berries, grapes. Mix the fruits together after slicing them as per your liking. To this mix, add a combination of yogurt, vanilla extract and honey. You can also add fruit juice to this mix to up the taste factor. Serve in a bowl and serve.

To Conclude

These are some of the easiest dishes you can whip up without sweat at your next bed and breakfast place. What other dishes do you think can do the trick? Let us know in the comments. Happy eating!

Author Bio - 

Siddhi Panchal is a food blogger at CookingwithSiddhi and food aficionado who loves to cook. Her cooking skills cover a range of Indian and international cuisines. Her aim is to enable other food enthusiasts explore their love for food by helping them cook delectable dishes from India and around the world. Follow her on YouTube.