Lox Omelette du Fromage

Omelette du Fromage Choices at the Gingerbread Cottage B&B

Omelette du Fromage Fillings and Choices

At the Gingerbread Cottage B&B we offer daily hot breakfast entrees, omelette du fromage choices as well as a Large Buffet with Granola, Fresh Fruit and yogurt, Cheese Tray, Vanessa’s daily fresh-baked Squash Buns and Sweets. OJ, Fresh Brewed Coffee and a variety of Teas

Garden Omelette

Fresh Local Tomatos with pesto and fresh tomatoes and feta cheese, healthy and hearty!

Garden Omelette du Fromage
Fresh Vegetables and Cheeses in our Garden Omelette

Crab and Sea Asparagus Omelette

Here is one Omelette du Fromage  we do really well when the Sea Asparagus is in Season. Check out our video about this tasty “Delicacy from the Sea”


The Traditional Ham and Three Cheese Omelette

Asiago, mozzarella and Cheddar topped with buttery Steak Mushrooms, for the hungry connoisseur.

Ham Omelette du Fromage in the Pan
Ham omelettes in the Pan
Omelette du Fromage
Our Ham and 3 Cheese Omelette with Steak Mushrooms

Check out our video about the Ham and Three  Cheese Omelette


Carnivore Double Bacon Double Cheddar Omelette

Bacon Cheddar Omelette du Fromage
Carnivore Double Bacon Double Cheddar Omelette

The Carnivore, Ham and Cheddar topped with Bacon Crumbles as the name suggests you will get a little wild with this choice.

 Lox and Cream Cheese Omelette du Fromage

Omelette du Fromage Chives Cold Smoked Sockeye Salmon with Cream Cheese and Dill Béarnaise Sauce

Cold Soked Salmon Omelette du fromage
Cold Smoked Salmon Omelette with cream cheese and Dill béarnaise Sauce

Wild caught ‘cold smoked’ salmon, cream cheese and a Dill Béarnaise Sauce. Add Salicornia (sea asparagus) or regular asparagus in season. Very refined and light, smokey and creamy.

West Coast Shrimp and Kelp Omelette

shrimp and kelp combined with Mozarella cheese. Lip Smacking Tasty!


Try all our omelette fillings and toppings at the Gingerbread Cottage B&B. we use only free run farm fresh eggs from the Happiest of Happy Chickens from local organic farmers in the Saanich Peninsula.

The best omelette fillings and any preparations we do are always made with the freshest local products we can obtain through our many contacts in the Victoria farming and fishing communities.


Your Hostess and Private Chef

Vanessa von Schellwitz
Owner Operator Gingerbread
Cottage B&B

  • As a child, Vanessa was a real life “Heidi” living in the Eschen Villa on the clean, cold alpine Attersee Lake, in Seewalchen Austria, 50 KM East of Salzburg. 
  • Vanessa’s birthplace was located 50 meters from her Godmother’s famous Paulick Villa – the Summer Playground to Vienna’s Elite Art nouveau Community including Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Richard Teschner and Friedrich Paulick at the turn of the 19th century.
  • In fact, the aunt of Vanessa’s Godmother, Gertrude Floege, was the famous fashion designer Emelia Floege – life companion of Gustav Klimt who frequently painted at the Paulick Villa..
  • Also the last Countess Maria dei Medici, who lived adjacent to the Eschen Villa hand wrote a poem for Vanessa as a child… Not many People can say that!
  • Vanessa got her teaching Degree in Salzburg but her real love and talents were for cooking.. 
  • Coming to Vancouver Island via Culture City itself – Salzburg Austria – A true Austrian,Vanessa has pure Mozart flowing through her veins and a delicious piping hot Austrian ApfelStrudel in the Oven for her many guests!
  • Vanessa and her 70’s husband owned and operated the Austrian Chalet, an 80 room hotel with 3 Restaurants in Campbell River BC
  • Vanessa spent many years as Victoria BC’s busiest and most Versatile Culinary Instructor from her Veni. Vidi, Coxi Cooking School, and operating her busy “Vienna Catering” Business
  • Author of 8 Cookbooks, Vanessa also wrote a food Column, had her own TV cooking show and did food styling for other local authors.

Vanessa makes all her guests feel like Austrian Royalty in her c. 1905 Victorian “Arts and Crafts Heritage Home” with Cozy Themed rooms and Elegant 3 Course Breakfasts in her “Bavarian  Gasthaus” Style Breakfast Room

Please Feel Free to Contact us for booking information.
Call Toll free 1-877-767-2121
iMessage or Text 250-812-5457
Email: [email protected]

Past Member of International Association of Culinary Professionals