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Food & Drink

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It’s one of the most important meals of the day and a morning ritual we’re never willing to sacrifice. Whether it’s a croissant or miso soup, a hearty breakfast and a punchy coffee will perk you up for the day. We’ve rounded up the components for a perfect start, from the tastiest muesli recipe to the finest coffee makers and the best morning reads.

Birchermüesli, Breakfast, El País



This Swiss cereal was originally created by Dr Bircher-Benner, who pioneered the theory of healing through nutrition. The breakfast meal he created in the 1890s for his patients is still popular today and will garner the approval of both strict nutritionists and grumbling stomachs. Now defined as a mixture of raw grain flakes, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, below is a recipe for Birchermüesli, the Swiss original.

Ingredients (serves two):

100g rolled oats
250ml milk
1 grated red apple
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp toasted hazelnuts


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