Helen’s Hints: Take a Bite Out of the Market With These Brunch Hacks

Beans on toast? Boring.
Eggs over-easy? Overdone.
Cereal? Sad.
Brunch is BIG in Australia and it’s only getting bigger.
Cafes, restaurants, clubs and venues are embracing this growing trend with innovative menus, all-day breakfasts and enticing brunch packages to grab their slice of the lucrative bacon-and-egg pie.
The experts at Helen’s share their savvy hints and hacks for effortlessly turning our premium savoury and sweet products into mouth-watering brunch dishes guaranteed to keep your venue buzzing throughout the day.

RUSTIC POTATO ROSTI
Versatile and vegetarian, Helen’s gluten-free Rustic Potato Rosti is the foundation upon which big breakfasts are built! Take inspiration from international flavours for a brunch dish with universal appeal.
• Scandinavian: top the rosti with slices of salmon gravlax, a perfectly poached egg, a generous drizzle of Hollandaise sauce and a sprig of dill to garnish.
• Greek: shred slow-cooked lamb over the rosti and top with crumbled fetta, fresh oregano and a squeeze of lemon juice.
• Indian: ladle creamy chicken curry over the rosti base and complement its aromatic spices with a tart mango chutney and cooling cucumber-specked raita.
• British: try a new take on a classic Ploughman’s Lunch by pairing the rosti with crumbly vintage cheddar, pastrami, pickles and relish.

CORN AND ZUCCHINI FRITTER
Elevate this winning combination of capsicum, onion, corn, egg and mozzarella cheese with a raft of brunch options for all appetites.
Appease carnivores with a slab of thick-cut maple-smoked bacon and a side of chunky tomato relish. Or, keep the fritters virtuous and vegetarian with a Green Goddess-inspired topping of lightly wilted spinach, slices of avocado, a Thai pesto sauce and a garnish of finely chopped spring onions.

FRITTATAS
Helen’s Frittatas are incredible on their own or with a side salad but if you want to up your brunch game, get creative!
• A basket of piping hot, crispy sweet potato fries, dusted in salt, pepper and paprika, is the perfect accompaniment to Helen’s Sweet Potato, Pumpkin, Spinach & Fetta Frittata.
• Make each ingredient a star in the Chorizo, Roast Potato, Red Pepper & Spinach Frittata with the support of some brunch staples. Try blistered tomatoes and wilted spinach alongside a ladle of buttered, herbed mushrooms.
• Lean into the Greek flavours of the Baby Spinach & Fetta Frittata by serving it with lemon potatoes, fasolakia braised green beans or spanakorizo spinach rice.

BACON & EGG BREAKFAST TART
With vine-ripened tomato, bacon, tasty cheese and a freshly cracked egg, these tarts are perfect for breakfast on the go. Encourage customers to linger and savour this savoury treat by turning it into an epic brunch feast. Draw gourmet inspiration from a Full English Breakfast with a hunger-busting brunch share platter, pairing the tart with smoky beans, chipolatas, oven-roasted tomatoes and Helen’s Rustic Potato Rostis. For customers looking to fuel up the morning after the night before, line their stomachs with a Breakfast Tart accompanied by a serve of bacon, cheese and spring onion loaded fries.

ZUCCHINI SLICE
A classic dish that virtually sells itself, Helen’s Zucchini Slice is filled with fresh zucchini, capsicum, onion and egg. For a lighter brunch option, serve it with a fan of fresh avocado slices and a salsa of tomato, red onion and herbs. Or, offset the light freshness of the vegetables with a side of creamy coleslaw or a hearty roasted Kipfler potato salad.

Helen’s premium savoury and sweet menu items are handmade with love using fresh, seasonal ingredients from traditional family recipes. Get inspiration for your next brunch menu by browsing Helen’s complete range of high-quality products items HERE.

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