There were sizzling sausages, succulent bacon and delicious free-range eggs, but they were placed on English muffins and drizzled with a light béchamel sauce.
I think they were real eggs, probably free-range eggs.
True to her word, Helen uses the best ingredients including free-range eggs and her own jam in her cakes.
The same can be said for a blissfully simple plate of roasted free-range chicken: crisp and immaculate of crust, escorted by even crisper roasted potatoes and flavored with garlic and lemon.
Even free-range chickens are kept in little boxes, only they don't get their beaks taken off.
The free-range chickens, a cross between the Cornish White and the Rhode Island Red, have conservatories and sand pits, and an animal behaviourist is consulted to make sure that the birds are happy and healthy.
It still seems strange to have to get out into the paddock early in the morning in order to beat the free-range hens to the avocados, which they love almost as much as I do.
One beef farmer, he said, had already decided to re-stock with free-range poultry and this would give a new look to fields traditionally grazed by cattle
They also run a free-range poultry business, supplying large quantities of eggs to hotels, supermarkets, shops and restaurants, as well as their shop at Plumgarths.
She suggests purchasing free-range chickens, but warns that even these may not be cruelty-free.