What is that stringy-white- thing in my eggs? So, what is that stringy white thing in my eggs? It's chalazae. The plural of chalaza (also called chalazion). The chalazae are twisted strands of egg white that hold the yolk in place in the center of the egg. There are two -- one on each side of the yolk. If you crack an egg and look at it close up, you can see them. They look like little strings or ropes. You can feel them running along … [Read more...] about How to separate an egg?
How to make an Omelette? A perfectly cooked omelette shows a good cook. If you can't master the simple dishes, here is the moment to crack them. My first practical exam at culinary college was omelet making, and I was panicking. All the eggs needed to be rolled on top of a frying pan, and each required three minutes to crack, beat, and season. Throughout the whole thing, the Chef was on our stove, assessing and judging us louder. Get new … [Read more...] about How to make an Omelette?
How to boil an egg? There is not much to it: You put a pot of water on the stove and wait for it to boil. Then you put the eggs in, turn off the heat, and let them sit for about 10 minutes. Take them out, peel them, and enjoy! Or do you really want me to go into details? How much water? What size pot? What temperature should the water be before I put in the eggs? Should I use cold or hot water? How can I tell when the eggs are done? These … [Read more...] about How to boil an egg?