Oatmeal, buckwheat or rice, with pumpkin, sausage or blue cheese – we destroy myths about boring cereals with lumps and talk about the most interesting proposals in the capital.
Rice porridge with gooseberry sorbet for 480 rubles
If you want to fill up on one plate, this breakfast is perfect. It is prepared from white barley and pine – the latter is laid at least from the same grain, so the position fully justifies its name.
Chef Yevgeny Kuznetsov makes porridge according to the principle of risotto: with white wine and Parmesan. On top, before serving, put a spoonful of gooseberry syrup, which slowly dissolves, turning into a raspberry sauce. The taste is different from anything you have tried before: the combination of milk, nuts, sweet ice cream, salty cheese, hot base and cold sauce will surely become the most interesting solution in the morning.
Multigrain porridge with chanterelles and boiled eggs for 500 rubles
While restaurants cease to prepare stands with seasonal chanterelles, in Alice you can eat porridge with red mushrooms without fear of removing the dish from the menu – it is in the main morning show.
For cooking, combine buckwheat and buckwheat groats with a large number of seeds: linseed, sunflower, pumpkin. For satiety, put a boiled egg with green butter sauce.
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Oatmeal with raspberry jam and boiled condensed milk for 250 rubles
From 8.00 to 12.00 on weekdays and from 10.00 to 15.00 on weekends, breakfasts are available upon request: toast with turkey pastrami, zucchini pancakes with avocado, green salad with tomato sauce, protein omelette with Parmesan or porridge. The latter consists of oatmeal, raspberry jam made on the spot and boiled condensed milk mousse. Pine nuts and fresh berries are added on top for a classic and fun sweet breakfast. You can drink a citrus latte with lemongrass, chocolate truffles or pistachio matcha from Barista Anastasia Godunova.
Corn porridge with sausage for 650 rubles
People go to Lado for signature cocktails in the evening and leisurely breakfasts at midday: they are served here from noon until 4pm.
Morning postures are divided into “sweet”, “not sweet” and “egg”. If you prefer nutritious meals, eat corn porridge with sausage. Boil the grains in broth on the cobs and corn leaves, then add the cream and crush in a blender until smooth. All Served With Sausage, Spicy Mashed Cucumber, Salted Cabbage, Fried Onion And Demiglace Sauce. Sweet porridge is also on the menu – rice porridge with coconut milk with salted caramel and prunes for 300 rubles.
Millet porridge with pumpkin candy, ice cream and espresso for 390 rubles
The breakfast section, open from 12.00 to 17.00, is full of experiments: there are potato pancakes with pastrami, a whole bowl of steak, and pancakes with ricotta and nuts.
For lovers of sweets, we recommend millet porridge with pumpkin praline, ice cream and espresso. Pumpkin is baked and whipped into a thick sauce, add milk and boil millet groats in the mixture. A scoop of creamy ice cream is placed on a hot plate and poured with a portion of the coffee.
Vanilla semolina porridge with caramel crust for 260 rubles
Semolina porridge is similar to creme brulee – a dense caramel crust that hides a thin base. Of course, you will not find any lumps, as in the school cafeteria – you will not be able to feel nostalgia. But get a good breakfast, in no way inferior to the famous dessert, at a price that pleases the capital. Another bonus: porridge and other morning goodies can be ordered throughout the day, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Buckwheat porridge with avocado, tomato and goat cheese for 490 rubles
Located near Patriarch’s Ponds, the gastrobar stands out for its great selection of breakfasts. There are 15 items in total: they serve Scotch-style eggs, rare in Russia, and buckwheat porridge in the author’s version.
Cereals are boiled in water and mixed with Parmesan and oils – butter and olives. Add fresh chopped tomatoes, avocado and goat cheese, topped with a fried egg and sprinkled with delicate greens. You can have breakfast in the cafe from 10.00 to 4.00 on any day – a glass of sparkling wine will be brought to each plate for free.
Rice porridge with mango and passion fruit for 520 rubles
Most of the restaurant’s meals are cooked in an antique cast iron oven that co-owner William Lamberty brought from America. Breakfasts are no exception. Among the stands are lamb sausages with gratin, shakshouka and several types of cereals. In addition to green buckwheat and classic oatmeal, there is rice with coconut milk with maple syrup and exotic fruits – mango pulp and passion fruit pulp. The dish is decorated with coconut flakes and mint and served daily from 10.00 to 14.00. Perfect with strong coffee, fresh juice or a glass of sparkling wine.
Coconut porridge for 280 rubles
The cafe has been open on Sretensky Boulevard since August. The list was compiled by Andrey Zelenkov, a student of Anton Kovalkov, with whom he worked at Fahrenheit, Steak It Easy, and Beluga.
Among the placements, you’ll find a simple but not boring variation of oatmeal. It’s made with coconut milk and cherry jam infused with lemongrass leaves, lemongrass, and almond petals. A sweet breakfast with a refreshing citrus taste is prepared all day long from 10.00 to 22.00.
Smoked oatmeal with tomato sauce and boiled eggs for 480 rubles
Oatmeal is fried in olive oil, like rice for risotto, so the porridge turns out to have a texture. Add cheddar cheese and hot tomato sauce to the base, which is boiled for about two hours; On top of it is plenty of fresh spinach, peanuts, and hard-boiled eggs. Before serving, porridge with alder flakes is smoked under a cloth cover and brought into a cloud of fragrant smoke. The dish is good to eat not only for breakfast – smoked oatmeal is perfect with a good whiskey or a glass of wine at any time of the day.
Rice porridge with mango, berries and pistachios for 350 rubles
The cafe was opened on Petrovsky Boulevard in March of this year, suitable for dinner with friends, work with a cup of coffee or breakfast after cycling.
The morning menu is open from 9:00 to 16:00 and includes French toast with avocado, vanilla cheesecake and rice porridge with mango, berries and pistachios. Rice for the latter is cooked in coconut milk, pistachios, several berries and fruits are placed on top of it: strawberries, raspberries, large pieces of mango. Porridge is suitable for vegetarians. They are recommended to be taken with filter coffee on beans from Ethiopia – they roast themselves at Rebellion.
Buckwheat porridge with sheep truffle cheese for 520 rubles
Hearty Buckwheat and Cheese Porridge is the perfect start to the day for those who don’t like sweet things in the morning. They use cow’s milk – it is recommended to eat it to preserve the bright yoghurt and cheese taste of the dish.
A delicate truffle layer in the cheese gives a delicate taste to an expensive mushroom – you immediately want to add to breakfast with a glass of sparkling wine. You can do this until 14.00 on weekends and until noon on weekdays.
without a prescription
Gluten-free oatmeal with blue cheese and berries for 490 rubles
Porridge is suitable for vegetarians and those who do not eat gluten products. By default, oatmeal from the Elovena brand will be prepared with coconut milk with blue cheese, pistachios, berries or seasonal fruits – now it is served with blackberries.
It’s good that you can have over-the-counter breakfasts at lunch too: some items are prepared from 8.00 to 14.00 on weekdays and from 10.00 to 16.00 on weekends, and some – until the end of the day.
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