There is more to eggs than poaching (although if you want to make the perfect poached egg, check out our top tips here). While, in its simplicity, a plain egg is delicious, we think it’s time to celebrate the versatility of the humble egg. Here we’ve listed 7 different (but delicious!) ways to use eggs. Eggcited to see what we've chosen?
Step away from the sad, soggy Scotch eggs of the supermarket. This recipe from Mincespiration! is a lunch-box game changer and is bound to induce office envy. We like to dip our Scorching Chorizo Scotch Eggs in a little fiery mustard for a real nose-tingling treat.
Genevieve describes this recipe in A Good Egg as ‘if a quiche and pizza fell in love… this would be the probable offspring’. This Flamiche uses egg to create its creamy, rich topping, something that’s so good we think we’ll have to make it for dinner tonight. Plus we’re currently struggling to think of anything we’d like to eat more than a pizza crossed with a quiche.
Sometimes you just can’t beat a molten yolk. And this yolk is particularly delicious enveloped by spinach, Greek yoghurt, harissa and a savoury galette. This recipe from FIVE makes for a simple but impressive supper and will have you raving about the possibilities of savoury pancakes. See our 5 favourite savoury pancake recipes here.
Turkish Eggs by Nigella Lawson
This creative recipe from At My Table is one of our go-to brunch recipes, featuring perfectly poached eggs in creamy yoghurt and topped with an Aleppo pepper butter. Just add sourdough for lots of mopping.
Scotch Kofte by Le Bab
This inspired creation from The Modern Kebab is a cross between a spiced pork kofte and a scotch egg, complete with a perfectly oozing egg in the middle.
This straight-forward Spanish dish from Rick Stein's Spain is an utter treat. Showcasing a few quality ingredients, main-crop potatoes, free-range eggs and olive oil, it is a simple delight easy enough to enjoy on a weeknight. Stock up on eggs though, you’ll need 12 for this recipe to feed 6.
Kedgeree-style Salmon and Rice by Dr Sarah Brewer and Juliette Kellow
This health-boosting Kedgeree-inspired brunch dish from Eat Better Live Longer is topped with an egg, which is a perfect match for delicately poached salmon.
Now to decide which of our *cracking* recipes you want to try first.