Egg-citing Eggs-periences: Onsen Eggs

I love onsen eggs and when I saw this recipe in Savour (Cold Storage‘s free Food Magazine), I just had to try it.   Younger Daughter thinks of them as Japanese poached eggs, and I guess that’s pretty close.  I think the egg white is silkier and softer in the Japanese version though.

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Feature photo shows the egg served immediately after cooking, with instant ramen & a variety of blanched vegetables (from Left to Right: broccolini, bean sprouts, cai xin).

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This egg was refrigerated overnight, warmed slightly by the steamed zucchini.  Still very good.

Beautiful & Thoughtful: the gift and the giver

This lovely purple furoshiki is a gift from Older Daughter.  She returned from a 2-week tour of Japan with her grandparents last night, and this is the beautiful & thoughtful gift she brought me; purple is my favourite colour, of course, and the double-sided pattern is very artistic!  The furoshiki is used by the Japanese to wrap all sorts of things;  Older Daughter says it is for me to use as a backdrop for my food pics.

A mother’s heart warmed.

Egg-citing Eggs-periences: Lemon Curd (super easy! super yummy)

This is definitely an Eggs-perience to repeat!  I love lemon curd, but it is not easy to get it in Singapore, so we’ve just been doing without.  But Younger Daughter wanted to use it in one of her cupcakes, so I found this wonderful recipe from The Food Charlatan. Continue reading “Egg-citing Eggs-periences: Lemon Curd (super easy! super yummy)”

Egg-citing Eggs-periences: Croissant French Toast

I love French toast!  So, of course, when I learned about this decadent version from one of my favourite bloggers, Mack at mackmarie.com, I simply had to try making it!

I can’t wait to have left-over croissant to do this again! (I guess it would be way too sacrilegious to buy croissant just to make this!?) Continue reading “Egg-citing Eggs-periences: Croissant French Toast”

Green? or Blue?

As I look at these cranes Older Daughter has folded & decorated her room with, I think of a conversation she and I have rather often: are they green? or are they blue?  When we see a blue (or green) building/car/dress/book, I would see blue and she green, or vice versa. Continue reading “Green? or Blue?”

Egg-citing Eggs-periences: Toad-in-the Hole

Our love affair with eggs continues with a family favourite: Toad-in-the-Hole.  This is a dish which could mean different things, depending on whether you are from the US or UK.  In the UK, sausage & batter are involved.  Our version is just the simple bread & egg.

Enjoy this quick & simple breakfast! Continue reading “Egg-citing Eggs-periences: Toad-in-the Hole”

Egg-citing Eggs-periences: Easy vegetarian mini-quiche

With Easter just around the corner, eggs come to mind: chocolate eggs, coloured eggs, decorated eggs, Eggs Ben, French toast, Toad-in-a-hole, omelettes, frittatas…

Younger Daughter must have had similar ruminations, because she said to me at Sunday breakfast, with a completely straight face: “Why don’t you talk about your Eggs-periences”. Continue reading “Egg-citing Eggs-periences: Easy vegetarian mini-quiche”