How To Hard Boil An Egg

For the final day of British Egg Week (5th-11th October 2009) I thought I would share how to hard boil an egg. Put the eggs (still in their shells) into boiling water and boil for 10 minutes. Try not to over cook for more than 10 minutes as the eggs may be discoloured. Put the eggs … 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

How To Boil An Egg

This week (5th-11th October 2009) is British Egg Week so I thought in light of a recent survey that found that a 17%  struggle to boil an egg. Boiled Eggs – Eggs can be soft or hard boiled. 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

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

Broken Duck Eggs

Why do you sometimes go into the duck hut and find that the duck eggs are broken? Do the ducks break the eggs, does the egg get broken when it is laid due to where it is laid, eg the egg hits the wooden nest box, does a predator get in and break the egg, … 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