Making the morning enjoyable is the best way to guarantee a good day to come. Even when I’m busy with the bustle of the weekday dawn, I insist on a few rituals that make it brighter—music, a hot cup of tea, and a nourishing, if not quick, bite to eat. When it comes to the weekends though, I like to embellish the routine. A simple pancake gets gussied up with roasted fruit, and the familiar scone takes on a new tone with dried figs and fennel. This is food to gather around. The way I see it, no matter the day of the week, breakfast can be the best part of the day. Read more….