Warm Cheddar Scone with Tomato, Basil & Egg
Dinner and a movie is a classic combination. That is why Turner Classic Movies has partnered with PeachDish to bring you delicious menus inspired by some of the greatest movies ever made. This June we offer meals inspired by some of the iconic Hollywood musicals spotlighted in TCM’s Mad About Musicals!, airing all day Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the month. Enjoy the Warm Cheddar Scone with My Fair Lady, airing Tuesday, June 26th at 8:00 pm ET on TCM. The biggest Broadway musical up to 1964 became the costliest and most publicized movie musical; at $17 million, My Fair Lady was at the time one of the two most expensive films ever made in the United States. It was quite a package: a glorious show, a dazzling production, a cartload of Oscars and a little bit of controversy (the more famous Audrey Hepburn replaced stage star Julie Andrews in the lead role). For many people, it stands at the pinnacle of Broadway shows put on film, with loving re-creations of all its grand stage moments. Living in London, we’re sure Eliza Doolittle would have fancied herself a scone, even though she may not have thought herself the fancy type. Who would guess that warm, homemade bread could be this quick and easy? Our flavorful scone is filled with slices of fresh tomato and basil, and topped with a freshly cooked sunny-side egg to create a filling sandwich. Freshly cracked or coarse ground black pepper works best for this recipe; you’ll want that strong spicy flavor to shine through.