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

Roast Quail Stuffed With Prunes

My friend “Mama” has sent me a recipe for roast quail stuffed with prunes that she says tastes delicious and is very simple to make. Ingredients 6 Quail 12 half dried prunes soaked in a little armagnac. Method Baste quail with a little olive oil. Put prunes that have been soaked in almanac into the … 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

British Egg Week

I have just learnt that British Egg Week starts today! New research commissioned for British Egg Week (5-11 October 2009) shows that people spend on average just eight minutes having breakfast today  which is half the time they spent 20 years ago (15 minutes). Although eggs are a favourite for most people, the nation struggles … Read more

Recipes Using Eggs

Having hens, ducks, guinea fowl and quail on the farm, means that we regularly have an abundance of eggs to use up. Here is a list of recipes using eggs: Asparagus And Soft Boiled Guinea Fowl Eggs Recipe Avocado And Egg Mayonnaise Blueberry Baked French Toast Recipe From Helene At Once Upon A Pine Cauliflower … Read more