Brunch and Recover

Dishes for the day after that holiday party
Duck-egg-and-Tomme-cheese broil topped with crispy duck skin at Florida Cookery

Sometimes a jolt of salty, rich food is needed the day after a holiday celebration. Here are three suggestions for recovery brunch--even if brunch is at 3 p.m.

At the new Florida Cookery, layers of juicy, shredded duck confit with guava jam, Tomme cheese and a duck egg are broiled, then garnished with shards of crispy duck skin ($16). The dish is served for lunch (starting at 11 a.m.) and dinner.

Spicy eggplant shakshuka ?($11) is the dish to order at Mozart Café. Eggs are poached in a tomato sauce seasoned with cumin and crushed red pepper. Roasted eggplant adds a smoky note. The shakshuka is just as tasty at the new Boca Raton location.

Huevos á la flamenca at Delicias de España is one of our favorite recovery brunches. The terra-cotta dish of eggs, jamón serrano and chorizo in paprika-laced tomato sauce is served all day ($12). Stir the dish when it is served, smoldering hot, for best egg distribution. Bread is for gingerly dipping until the tantalizingly aromatic dish is cool enough to eat.

Florida Cookery 1545 Collins Ave. Miami Beach FL 33139 786-276-0333 Mozart Café 18110 Collins Ave. Sunny Isles FL 33160 305-974-0103 Mozart Café 7300 W. Camino Real Boca Raton FL 33433 561-367-3412 Delicias de España 4016 SW 57th Ave. Miami FL 33146 305-669-4485

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