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16 Egg recipes that you cannot do without

Eggs make the world go around. Kind of...

04 Apr 2018

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"How would you like your eggs?'... This is a common question that many of us that eat out for breakfast are used to. Over-easy, poached, boiled, soft-boiled, scrambled... it's something that's as personal and specific as the way that the outside layer of a new roll of toilet paper sits. Get it wrong, and there is sure to be an exasperated sigh of annoyance!

ALSO READ: 7 different ways to enjoy your eggs for breakfast

There are so many beautiful dishes that encompass the humble egg as an ingredient. From sweet and savoury sauces, to whole meals, desserts and snacks. They are the versatile food items we have and they're VAT-free to boot! In fact without them, one cannot make these classics below, as well as some new recipes you might not have seen before. 

1. Polenta and egg cups

polenta and egg cups

2. Omelettes

3 Hollandaise sauce

4. Crème brûlée

5. Soufflé

6. Floating Islands

7. French Toast

8. Meringues

9. Frittata with baby marrow and Feta

Or try this Butternut and Blue cheese one.

Butternut and blue cheese

10. Scotch eggs

scotch eggs

11. Huevos rancheros

12. Eggs Benedict

13. Custard

14. Pavlova

15. Devilled eggs

16. Egg and bacon soldiers

Find out if your eggs are fresh with this easy trick. And watch an egg being poached underwater. So cool!

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