The toaster on the kitchen table.
Browned toast pops out with a “ding.”
SE <<(Sound of the timer)>>
SE <<Ding! Ker-shak!>>
Kendrix: So we get the morning sequence to establish the new 'status quo' after the events of the prologue act, in which Shinji is already relatively 'settled in' and comfortable at Misato's place. Note that Shinji already seems to have taken over the breakfast-making.