Eggs, eggs, eggs! Egg are one of the most versatile ingredients on the planet. They can be cooked on their own, added to many dishes, added to pastries, salads, and hundreds of different uses. Not only that, eggs are also one of the earliest types of food that humankind has consumed. Not necessarily chicken eggs, but eggs nonetheless. Eggs are also one of the most nutritious foods on the planet and they’re pretty darn tasty as well
- The pleats on a chef’s toque signify the number of ways he/she mastered egg preparations.
- Eating raw eggs to build muscle is a myth. The body only absorbs around 50% of the protein in raw eggs, but it can absorb up to 90% in cooked eggs. If you’re trying to boost protein, cook your eggs. Not only will you build muscle faster, but cooked eggs are also tastier as well.
- Eggshell thickness has nothing to do with nutrition content, it’s more dependent on size. The smaller the egg, the thicker the shell.
- Due to its nutritional content, eggs have been called “The perfect food.”
- To check eggs for freshness, drop them in a bowl of cold water. Older eggs have more air in them so the more it stands on floats, the less fresh it is.
- Mixed up some hard-boiled eggs and raw eggs? Give them a spin. Hard-boiled eggs spin easily because the contents are solid, raw eggs don’t spin too well due to the contents being liquid.