1. TastyReuben

    Latest findings on egg consumption

    Egg up, folks, the floodgates have been opened! New Study Finds Eating Eggs May Not Increase Cholesterol Levels. Summary (from the article): People who ate 12 fortified eggs per week had similar cholesterol levels after four months as people who ate fewer than two eggs per week. The study...
  2. Herbaceous

    Recipe Gado gado

    Gado gado is an Indonesian dish. It’s very flexible and can be easily adapted and made with whatever vegetables you have on hand. You can omit the eggs if you don’t eat them. This recipe is adapted from Minimalist Baker. Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked rice 1/2 tsp turmeric 1 red bell pepper...
  3. SandwichShortOfAPicnic

    Salted Egg Yolks

    Anyone tried doing this? There are a fair few variations on a theme of how to cure them ranging from a few hours to 7 days in salt. Salted egg yolks recipe | BBC Good Food or How To Make Salted Eggs (Brine Solution or Salt-Cured Egg Yolk) It's easier to watch some YouTube tutorials on how to...
  4. Morning Glory

    Flaunt your omelette here!

    Omelettes (or omelets in US) are a popular 'standby dish'. If you have eggs you can make an omelette. In the US they are popular for breakfast. In Europe and elsewhere they are a light lunch or dinner. In Asian cooking they are often used as an ingredient (for example, cut into strips in a stir...
  5. Morning Glory

    Recipe Pain perdu with strawberries and tonka bean

    Absolute indulgence here. If you can’t obtain tonka beans substitute a little vanilla essence and cinnamon. Ingredients (serves 2) 4 slices of brioche 2 eggs 120 ml milk A few gratings of tonka bean Mascarpone (to spread) 6 large strawberries (sliced) Butter for frying Icing sugar to sprinkle...
  6. Morning Glory

    Recipe Egg schnitzel with avgolemono sauce and capers

    I love the contrast between the crunchy golden breadcrumbs, soft egg and the tangy sauce laced with capers. Make no mistake, this simple dish can be a bit tricky to prepare. You need to use really fresh eggs so that they poach into satisfying plump shapes. You need to be ultra gentle when...
  7. TastyReuben

    Recipe Ham & Potato Chip/Crisp Tortilla

    Ham & Potato Chip/Crisp Tortilla INGREDIENTS 1 dozen large eggs One 5-ounce bag jalapeño potato chips, lightly crushed 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil One 1/2-pound ham steak, cut into 1/2-inch dice 3 large scallions, sliced DIRECTIONS Preheat the broiler and position a rack 8 inches from...
  8. B

    Do you have an egg shortage in your area?

    we have eggs, but there are not lots of them. one store yesterday didnt have any. perfect storm of events have crushed the egg industry. how are your egg supplies.?
  9. Yorky

    Recipe Virginia Ham Egg Cups

    Virginia Ham Egg Cups Ingredients Vegetable oil 2 slices Virginia ham 2 heaped teaspoons crumbly cheese 2 duck eggs Dark soy sauce Salt and black pepper Method In two recesses of a muffin tin form a cup with the sliced ham. Crumble the cheese into the bottom of the cup. Cook in an...
  10. Morning Glory

    Recipe Guinness laced Marie Rose sauce

    The taste of Guinness in this sauce is subtle but intriguing; a dark savoury note in an otherwise creamy and slightly spicy old favourite. Its essential to make your own mayonnaise for this recipe. A shop bought mayonnaise will not be thick enough to hold the Guinness reduction. You can of...
  11. TastyReuben

    Recipe Savory Cheesy Bacon Oatmeal

    Savory Cheesy Bacon Oatmeal Makes 2 servings Ingredients 2 strips thick bacon (streaky), chopped 2 TB diced onion 1 cup rolled oats 2 cups water 2-3 oz cheddar cheese, grated 2 large eggs, cooked over easy Salt and pepper Fresh chives, garnish Directions Roughly chop bacon and add to a medium...
  12. Yorky

    Recipe Crispy Potato Bhaji

    Ingredients 1 Large potato 100 gms plain flour* ½ tsp Salt ½ tsp Cayenne pepper. ¼ tsp Turmeric Pinch bicarbonate of soda ½ tbsp Fresh coriander leaf, finely chopped 1 tsp Finely chopped red chillis ½ tsp Grated or pureed ginger 1 Soft boiled egg Vegetable oil for frying Method Scrub the...
  13. Morning Glory

    Electric egg boilers

    I really didn't think I'd ever buy such a gadget but The Late Night Gourmet mentioned how he loved his egg cooker, so I researched a bit. I hit on the WHAL which is a brand I trust. I have their spice grinder which is brilliant. The price was so low and the size of the machine was so compact (I...
  14. Yorky

    Recipe Pork and Chilli Egg Burgers

    Ingredients 400 g pork, roughly minced (ground) 2 eggs 2 onions, chopped 6 garlic cloves, minced 6 red chillis, chopped ½ tsp dried sage 4 tablespoons breadcrumbs salt and black pepper 6 burger buns ketchup (to taste) lettuce leaves 6 fried eggs Method Mix the pork, eggs, onion, garlic...
  15. Cold Somen Salad

    Cold Somen Salad This is a very popular dish in Hawaii.
  16. kaneohegirlinaz

    Recipe Cold Somen Salad

    This dish is quite popular in Hawaii. It's a riff on a Japanese Noodle dish. Cold Somen Salad Makes 2 large servings Salad Ingredients: 4 oz. Somen Noodles 1 C. Lettuce, shredded ½ C. each, Carrots, Char Siu or Chinese BBQ Pork, Kamaboko or Steamed Fish Cake, julienne 1 C. Hot House...
  17. A

    When to discard an egg

    I put some eggs into a pan then added boiling water from a kettle and switched on the gas. One of the eggs cracked almost straight away and I could see some of the white of the egg. Was it necessary to discard the egg? If not, how would I know if an egg should be discarded?
  18. B

    Not your normal garden variety egg - the Chinese Century egg.

    Almost frightening as far as food is concerned. But I have always been an adventurous eater. I do most of my cooking, so the wife and I have to consider ingredients that are off the beaten path. Yesterday I lost a tooth filling while flossing (the irony is not lost on me). So I am eating...
  19. Morning Glory

    Recipe Crispy fried egg with whipped garlic yoghurt

    This is inspired by a Turkish dish called cilbir. Most recipes for this dish use poached eggs but I noticed in a recipe book I have, that the Turkish author described this dish as using fried eggs. Here, I’ve used crispy fried eggs because I think their texture contrasts well with the smooth...
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