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FinnBarr Saunders
3 hours ago, Tazio said:

Brilliant food form. Delicious and versatile. Scrambled, boiled, poached, fried, omelettes. I love them and because of that always buy the best quality ones I can get with lovely rich golden yolks. 
However I can’t eat a fried egg roll as the texture is all wrong, a scrambled egg on a soft roll with loads of black pepper though is a splendid thing. 
Egg haters are just weirdos with no redeeming features. 
That is all. 

 

If only you'd mentioned a month back I could have supplied you with free "Happy Eggs"/"Golden Yolks" etc etc.

Due to some eff up by the guy booking them in at work the Coop had to hand out 18k (what it cost them) of eggs for nowt.

You've no idea how many eggs I ate in the space of a month, we had them, friends, family and neighbours had them and I even handed 4 boxes into my local to hand out (48 cartons of 12).

The full Coop warehouse was stinking of eggy farts for weeks.

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Auld Reekin'

Fried / scrambled egg rolls: the perfect hangover cure.  I love them all other ways too, apart from raw. They're one of my favourite foods and ingredients.

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How do folk make their scrambled eggs? 

 

I crack 2-3 into a bowl, add cracked sea salt and pepper and a splash of milk then melt butter in a pot and in it goes. I know some people add cream and some nothing at all. 

 

Put it on two heavily buttered crispy rolls and jobs a good'n. I'm actually up with the wee one and now I'm in the mood for some on buttery toast 😋 

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6 minutes ago, Salad Fingers said:

How do folk make their scrambled eggs? 

 

I crack 2-3 into a bowl, add cracked sea salt and pepper and a splash of milk then melt butter in a pot and in it goes. I know some people add cream and some nothing at all. 

 

Put it on two heavily buttered crispy rolls and jobs a good'n. I'm actually up with the wee one and now I'm in the mood for some on buttery toast 😋 

Too fussy. Cook them classic French style. Melt a knob of butter in a pan. When it’s foaming add two unbroken eggs, no whisking. Stir them continually with a wooden spoon until they’re totally broken up. Keep stirring. When they’re starting to look a bit cooked, take them off the heat. This is when you add salt and pepper as salt toughens the eggs if you put it in early. Also another knob of butter . Back onto heat and keep stirring until they’re the right texture and cooked.  
This way they’re a lot smoother and less lumpy. Also very rich and luxurious tasting. It’s all about the hard stirring. 

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Georgecowie

Mum used to make egg in a cup when I'd been feeling iffy. Boil the eggs, bit on the soft side, butter some bread and cut into small pieces, chuck it all in a mug and cover in salt and stir away. Simple and delicious, still have now when under the weather. 

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5 hours ago, Salad Fingers said:

How do folk make their scrambled eggs? 

 

I crack 2-3 into a bowl, add cracked sea salt and pepper and a splash of milk then melt butter in a pot and in it goes. I know some people add cream and some nothing at all. 

 

Put it on two heavily buttered crispy rolls and jobs a good'n. I'm actually up with the wee one and now I'm in the mood for some on buttery toast 😋 

 

Cream or natural yoghurt instead of milk. Cooked half on the hob/ half off. 

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joondalupjambo
8 hours ago, Pap said:

 

Does that actually work with soldiers? Sounds to thick for the soldiers.

 

I always remember mashed egg in a cup with a bit salt and pepper.

Yeah as long as the egg is a wee bit runny and chopped up well and you use a good toasted soldier then the egg sticks to it.  It might take a few goes to master it but since I started as a 3 year old, and still having them sixty years later works for me😀👍

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9 hours ago, sassenach said:

Microwave an egg in a ramekin with a bit of butter for 30 seconds.  Then place inside a bun.

 

Hey presto - instant munchies food when you've come in pished.

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11 hours ago, Tazio said:

Brilliant food form. Delicious and versatile. Scrambled, boiled, poached, fried, omelettes. I love them and because of that always buy the best quality ones I can get with lovely rich golden yolks. 
However I can’t eat a fried egg roll as the texture is all wrong, a scrambled egg on a soft roll with loads of black pepper though is a splendid thing. 
Egg haters are just weirdos with no redeeming features. 
That is all. 

Love eggs, boiled, scrambelled, poached, fried . full of protein.

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The Mighty Thor
6 hours ago, Tazio said:

Too fussy. Cook them classic French style. Melt a knob of butter in a pan. When it’s foaming add two unbroken eggs, no whisking. Stir them continually with a wooden spoon until they’re totally broken up. Keep stirring. When they’re starting to look a bit cooked, take them off the heat. This is when you add salt and pepper as salt toughens the eggs if you put it in early. Also another knob of butter . Back onto heat and keep stirring until they’re the right texture and cooked.  
This way they’re a lot smoother and less lumpy. Also very rich and luxurious tasting. It’s all about the hard stirring. 

That's kind of how I do mine. Splash of double cream if I've got any in the fridge. 

 

Salt and pepper added after cooking. 

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1 hour ago, joondalupjambo said:

Yeah as long as the egg is a wee bit runny and chopped up well and you use a good toasted soldier then the egg sticks to it.  It might take a few goes to master it but since I started as a 3 year old, and still having them sixty years later works for me😀👍

 

:laugh: Sound. Enjoy mate👍

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highlandjambo3

I often boil a couple of eggs then wrap them in a few of layers of tissue then tinfoil.  Pop off for a cycle and stop for a bite to eat…..eggs are usually still hot/warm………love it.

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7 hours ago, Salad Fingers said:

How do folk make their scrambled eggs? 

 

I crack 2-3 into a bowl, add cracked sea salt and pepper and a splash of milk then melt butter in a pot and in it goes. I know some people add cream and some nothing at all. 

 

Put it on two heavily buttered crispy rolls and jobs a good'n. I'm actually up with the wee one and now I'm in the mood for some on buttery toast 😋 

 

When I was a kid, an American friend of ours made scrambled eggs for us with a knob of cream cheese chucked in the pan with the beaten eggs and swirled around until melted. Was lovely, so that's how I always make my scrambled eggs now, good quality golden yoked eggs and no milk in them when beaten.

 

I find the key thing for good scrambled eggs is to take then off the heat when they're still slightly runny though, as they will keep cooking for a few seconds until you dish up, and will be like rubber if left too long in the pan. 

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Love eggs. The thought of the life endured by battery hens disturbs me though. So when that thought comes up I try to push it back into the darkness as quickly as possible.

At walmart you can buy a box of 60 eggs for a little over $7. About a fiver at current exchange rates. 

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2 raw in a glass of tomato juice with a splash of Worcester sauce.

Not my favourite recipe for eggs but a good laugh watching other people wretch.

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The Mighty Thor

Pickled Eggs?

 

I know they really divide people but personally I love them. A crack of black pepper on them. Lovely.

 

 

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8 hours ago, Salad Fingers said:

How do folk make their scrambled eggs? 

 

I crack 2-3 into a bowl, add cracked sea salt and pepper and a splash of milk then melt butter in a pot and in it goes. I know some people add cream and some nothing at all. 

 

Put it on two heavily buttered crispy rolls and jobs a good'n. I'm actually up with the wee one and now I'm in the mood for some on buttery toast 😋 


Got be done slowly over a Low heat. Take the eggs off heat then back on. Always add salt last as this helps to keep the colour and moisture in the scrambled egg. If using milk it has to be full fat. 
 

Bit of cheese at grated over the top wins the day for me as well

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11 minutes ago, The Mighty Thor said:

Pickled Eggs?

 

I know they really divide people but personally I love them. A crack of black pepper on them. Lovely.

 

 

A friend of mine still does not believe that some pubs sell them. I don't mind a pickled egg 

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Sooperstar
12 hours ago, Japan Jambo said:

 

Sriracha is a good shout. Had a Portuguese pal that had something like Tabasco that he put on a fried egg, went great in one of those papo seco rolls. 

Tabasco Sriracha is amazing. I have a nearly empty bottle but can't remember where I bought it.

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46 minutes ago, jb102 said:

2 raw in a glass of tomato juice with a splash of Worcester sauce.

Not my favourite recipe for eggs but a good laugh watching other people wretch.

 

Used to work at a brewery, and one of the guys there would take a pint of hot wort (sugary barley extract, basically unfermented beer) and drop a couple of eggs into it and neck the lot as a breakfast. Swore by it as a hangover cure, could never bring myself to try it!

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8 minutes ago, Sooperstar said:

I have a friend who refuses to eat an egg cooked by anyone but himself. 

My brother, a man in his sixties, won’t eat the white on an egg. He won’t even eat an egg if the white is still attached to it. He’ll separate the egg and only fry the yolk. Bizarre. 

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18 minutes ago, Tazio said:

My brother, a man in his sixties, won’t eat the white on an egg. He won’t even eat an egg if the white is still attached to it. He’ll separate the egg and only fry the yolk. Bizarre. 

I know a couple of folk, my wife included, who only eat the white. I'll never get my head round that one.

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19 minutes ago, Sooperstar said:

I know a couple of folk, my wife included, who only eat the white. I'll never get my head round that one.

i sometimes do that as sometimes i am not in the mood for the yolk but in addition it is healthier to just have the white as most of the calories are in the yolk. Not that it is bad eating whole eggs

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PortyJambo
24 minutes ago, Sooperstar said:

I know a couple of folk, my wife included, who only eat the white. I'll never get my head round that one.

 

My mum only eats the yolk, and one of my nieces only eats the white...so they can share an egg between them :lol:

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hughesie27

Fried or poached or in an omelette (Very rare). Everything else is disgusting.

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PortyJambo

I love just about any way of cooking/eating eggs, but would draw the line at eating century eggs or, even worse, balut (fertilised duck eggs) :sick:

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The Old Tolbooth
1 hour ago, Tazio said:

My brother, a man in his sixties, won’t eat the white on an egg. He won’t even eat an egg if the white is still attached to it. He’ll separate the egg and only fry the yolk. Bizarre. 

 

My missus does that too, weirdo! Although I feel I shouldn't really mention my missus and eggs in front of you ever again after that night in Diggers :lol:

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Salad Fingers

Some great tips on the scrambled lads. Feel like a right amateur after reading your tips. 

 

 

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Omelette topped with a spoonful of soy sauce and chilli sauce - learned this from a breakfast station chef at a hotel in HK. Fantastic.

 

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1 hour ago, The Old Tolbooth said:

 

My missus does that too, weirdo! Although I feel I shouldn't really mention my missus and eggs in front of you ever again after that night in Diggers :lol:

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41 minutes ago, jonesy said:

Omelette topped with a spoonful of soy sauce and chilli sauce - learned this from a breakfast station chef at a hotel in HK. Fantastic.

 

that sounds nice, my goto omelette would be to put tomato puree on it with some cheese making it some sort of omelette pizza mix

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Japan Jambo
3 hours ago, Sooperstar said:

Tabasco Sriracha is amazing. I have a nearly empty bottle but can't remember where I bought it.

 

Hadn't realised that Tabasco had that on the go, try the proper Thai stuff!!

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15 hours ago, Cade said:

Fried eggs end up with burnt crispy edges and an unset top because people use far too much heat.

 

Do it low and slow, effectively poaching the egg in hot oil. Baste the top towards the end of cooking.

Keep the yolk semi runny.

 

:greggy:

 

If you have a lid that fits the frying pan then towards the end of cooking, a splash of water and lid on will steam the top and you don't need to worry about splashing oil all over yourself

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4 hours ago, Sooperstar said:

Tabasco Sriracha is amazing. I have a nearly empty bottle but can't remember where I bought it.

 

As is the thai lemongrass siracha !

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16 hours ago, jonesy said:

Omelette ☑️

Scrambled ☑️

Fried ☑️

Poached ☑️

 

Boiled :evilno:

 

Used to get a sort of Chinese roll (bit stodgier than our morning variety) filled with thinly sliced, fried potatoes cooked with chillies (土豆丝 - Google it and make sure to ask for it next time you're in a Chinese restaurant) and a fried egg for breakfast on the way to work. Superb. Notable second place goes to Tunisian brick a l'ouef.

 

made me thing of Nasi Goreng, malaysian fried rice with a fried egg on top, outstanding dish

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2 minutes ago, Ribble said:

 

made me thing of Nasi Goreng, malaysian fried rice with a fried egg on top, outstanding dish

Only just had lunch and now I'm hungry again :( 

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Liked them when I was wee but went off them and didn’t eat them for about 25 years until I started making scrambled eggs for my son. Now I have them all the time and any way - boiled, poached, fried, scrambled, omelette (especially Bombay omelette), benedict, florentine, scotch, rancheros, shakshuka, it’s all great. Although I’d maybe draw the line at a pickled egg!

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Occasionally over here, they serve an egg in the middle of your pizza.

 

The other egg/pizza combo we get is called a Pizza Carbonatte.  Basically, it’s a pizza with spaghetti carbonara as it’s topping.  It’s delicious but absolutely calorie laden.

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love eggs.  But all this talk of eggs and no mention of the Spanish omelette.  Had a colleague from Spain who sued to bring some in to the office (back in the day...).   Amazing.

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10 minutes ago, Haken said:

love eggs.  But all this talk of eggs and no mention of the Spanish omelette.  Had a colleague from Spain who sued to bring some in to the office (back in the day...).   Amazing.

Even better in a bocadillo

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Sooperstar
2 hours ago, Ribble said:

 

As is the thai lemongrass siracha !

 

2 hours ago, Japan Jambo said:

 

Hadn't realised that Tabasco had that on the go, try the proper Thai stuff!!

Prefer the Tabasco version!

2 hours ago, Ribble said:

 

As is the thai lemongrass siracha !

Oh, might try that.

 

Sriracha mayo is also very tasty.

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sassenach
6 hours ago, milky_26 said:

A friend of mine still does not believe that some pubs sell them. I don't mind a pickled egg 

 

A pub I used to use as my local had the same jar of pickled eggs for years.  No idea how old the eggs were, although they must have been replaced at some point.

 

I had a few over the years, with plenty of salt.  OK, but I doubt I'd have eaten one sober.

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17 minutes ago, jonnothejambo said:

Too many eggs 'clog' you up.....

You're consuming them wrong, Jonno.

 

Although, given your proclivity for Marmite based foods, nothing would surprise me about you any more.

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jonnothejambo
13 minutes ago, jonesy said:

You're consuming them wrong, Jonno.

 

Although, given your proclivity for Marmite based foods, nothing would surprise me about you any more.

 

True.

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21 minutes ago, jonesy said:

You're consuming them wrong, Jonno.

 

Although, given your proclivity for Marmite based foods, nothing would surprise me about you any more.

 

7 minutes ago, jonnothejambo said:

 

True.

Eggs or no eggs.

 

Marmite or no Marmite, he’s got an arse like a cesspit and causes smells that are quite simply staggering.

 

Don't even mention Guinness.

 

 

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