While kids and the sweet toothed will find it hard to resist pancakes with maple syrup and berries, vegans and vegetarians will swoon at the choices available. Scrambled tofu with tomatoes and onions, classic porridge with almond, soy, rice or oat milk, avocado mash on wholegrain toast and the crowning jewel of the new menu, an Açai bowl. This superfood packed with nutrients, antioxidants and essential minerals is served with banana, coconut, blueberries, goji berries, and homemade almond milk.
Of course, the abundant Cas Gasi breakfast buffet is still a major feature in the morning routine. A variety of breads and jams, homemade gluten-free granola, cereals of all kinds and flavours, fruits and juices – be sure to try the freshly squeezed orange juice made from fruit picked from Cas Gasi’s own trees.
From the first moment the concept trickled into our mainstream media, we felt a deep connection to hygge here at Cas Gasi. After all, it’s something we have been practicing ourselves for many, many years. Taking moments to stop and enjoy the hotel’s ambience as we light flickering candles in cosy corners, or switch on small, pretty lamps for a more romantic style of illumination. Sharing a smile with our guests and ours staff as we pass in the stairway or lobby. Sipping hot chocolate, or a hot toddy, as we take the time out to read a book in front of our fireplace in the evenings.
For our guests, hygge becomes an essential part of the daily Cas Gasi experience. Revelling in the warmth of our underfloor heating as they step out of bed each morning in the cooler months. Feeling weightless as they sink into a deep, relaxing bubble bath in one of our divine tubs, or the wonderfully warm whirlpool in our spa. Welcoming the swift, sweet feeling of sleep, as they lay their heads on our luxurious pillows and pull our plush feather duvets up over their shoulders.
When it comes to breakfast, the best role model to have is Winnie-the-Pooh, who had this exchange with Piglet in the House At Pooh Corner by A.A Milne: “When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?’
“What’s for breakfast?’ said Pooh. “What do you say Piglet?”
“I say, I wonder what’s going to happen exciting today?” said Piglet. Pooh nodded thoughtfully. “It’s the same thing,” he said.