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Good Eggs: Over 100 Cracking Ways to Cook and Elevate Eggs

Written by

Ed Smith


28 March 2024

Good Eggs by Ed Smith

Who’s the author? Ed Smith (@rocketandsquash) is an award-winning food and recipe writer. After leaving his career as a lawyer for a life in food, Ed trained as a chef, worked briefly in restaurants and pop-ups, and now cooks, consults, and writes.

Ed’s cookbooks include Crave, which was named Fortnum & Mason’s Cookery Book of the Year in 2022, On the Side, and The Borough Market Cookbook. He regularly contributes words and recipes to the likes of The Sunday Times Magazine, Waitrose Food, Waitrose Weekend, BBC Good Food Magazine and Delicious.

What’s it about? Good Eggs is a compendium and celebration of eggs, with over 100 ways to cook and elevate this simple and much-loved ingredient. Full of wonderful ideas for flavour-packed and globally inspired dishes, it really does make eggs the star of the show.

Whether you’re partial to fried, poached, boiled, baked, scrambled or set, this book has all the inspiration you need for breakfast, brunch and beyond. From everyday classics to reinventions of old favourites with surprising twists, Good Eggs is a collection of delicious and dependable recipes that will take your eggs to the next level.

Expect simple eggs with a twist, such as Fried Eggs with a Crisp Cheese Skirt, Savoury Eggy Bread, and Kimchi and Blue Cheese Omelettes, global classics such as Huevos Rancheros, Eggs Bhurji and Menemen, and eggs that cater for large groups. Simply put, this fun and inventive cookbook is for egg-lovers everywhere.

Recipes we love: Fried Eggs with Crisp Sage and Brown Butter, Sausage Laab and Fried Egg Bun, Poached Eggs with ‘Nduja, Sage and Leek Butter Beans, and Kimchi and Gochujang Skillet Eggs.

Perfect for: Home cooks looking for new and flavourful ways to cook with a staple ingredient.


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