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Justin Bonello shares this delicious get-up-and-go brekkie.

It’s so quick and easy he even managed to cook it while in the Lesotho Highlands, filming for his television series Cooked in Africa (see podcast below).

justin bonello puff pastry egg bomb breakfast

What you’ll need

  • Cup cake tray
  • Puff pastry, cut into squares
  • Eggs


  • Smoked salmon, spring onions, capers & crème fraiche
  • Vegetarian: Sliced onions, mushrooms & garlic (pan-fried), rocket and cherry tomatoes
  • Crunchy bacon, grated mozzarella & cherry tomatoes


  • Mould pastry squares into tray cups
  • Break an egg into each pastry square
  • Pop into oven at 180 degrees celcius for 20 minutes
  • Add ingredients to each pastry cup
  • Cook for another 5 minutes and serve

Check out Justin’s podcast for further cooking instructions, fresh from the Lesotho Highlands:

Justin Bonello

Cook, traveller and lover of life, Justin Bonello is the veteran presenter and producer of Cooked – a television series aired on the BBC in which the first season saw him and a bunch of friends embark on an epic 30-day foodie road trip across South Africa. He is also a published author of 3 recipe books, with Out of the Frying Pan spinning a quirky Bonello touch on quintessentially South African dishes like bobotie. Now the self taught bush-cook is busy filming a new series where he looks at how our choices as a food consumer directly impact the people and our planet. This blog brings you the best of Justin’s recipes and travel tales, straight from the horses mouth.