World Egg Day 2019

It’s World Egg Day today so we are starting the day here at farmingfriends.com with an egg for breakfast. World Egg Day was first established in 1996 and was done to raise awareness of the benefits of eggs and their importance in human nutrition. Over the years we have been lucky enough to sample hen, … Read more

How To Make Scrambled Eggs

This week is  British Egg Week (5th-11th October 2009), so I thought I would share with you how to make scrambled eggs. Use half an ounce of margarine or butter and 1 tablespoon of milk per egg. Crack the eggs (2-4 eggs per person depending on size of eggs and appetite of person!) into a … Read more

How To Soft Boil An Egg

It is  British Egg Week (5th-11th October 2009) and did you know that a recent survey found that  17%  of those surveyed struggle to boil an egg. A soft boiled egg has a firm white and runny yolk.  Soft Boiled Eggs can be cooked in a number of ways. You can plunge the eggs (still … Read more

Making An Omelette

This week (5th-11th October 2009) is British Egg Week so I though in light of a recent survey that found that a quarter (26%) admitted that they can’t make an omelette. Crack the eggs (2-4) into a bowl and add a little milk and seasoning. Beat the mixture together. Heat some oil in a frying … Read more

How To Poach Eggs

As it is British Egg Week (5th-11th October) I thought I would explain how to poach an egg, in the light that a recent survey found that a third (33%) of people surveyed said they found it difficult to poach an egg. Break the eggs carefully into cups, unless using a special poaching pan. Put … Read more

Double Yolked Eggs

A double yolked egg is an egg that has two yolks. It is caused by two eggs separating from the ovary at the same time and joining into one egg. Double yolked eggs can be fairly rare. They are sometimes produced by pullets in their first year of laying. Double yolked eggs can be produced … Read more

Apple Jelly

Yesterday I made apple jelly for the first time. I have only made jam once and thatb was not successful! I am pleased tol say that the apple jelly was very successful and Steve said it is, “Wonderful.” Praise indeed! Apple Jelly Recipe Ingredients 4lb cooking apples – diced but not peeled or cored. 2 … Read more

Toffee Apples

I have never made toffee apples but as I have an abundance of apples from the orchard, I thought toffee apples would make a good treat for the trick or treaters that will call by on halloween night. Toffee Apple Recipe Ingredients 6 small eating apples. 100g/4oz butter. 225g/8oz granulated sugar 225g/8oz golden syrup. 6 wooden … Read more