The perfect scrambled eggs

I think there is a real art to getting scrambled eggs just right and it’s the classic method that seems to be rare these days. – Dhruv Baker

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 5 minutes 5 minutes

Serves: 1 (generously)


3 essential Waitrose free range eggs

10g unsalted butter

Alternative additions:

Smoked salmon




  1. Crack the eggs into a cold non-stick saucepan with cubes of butter.
  2. Stir gently and continuously on a medium heat and when they start to set and a still a little runny, take off the heat.
  3. Add a pinch of salt and a good twist of pepper, stir through and serve on hot, buttered brown toast.