Eggspert:
Sticky Questions

Q: Are eggs really the cheapest animal protein?
A: 18 eggs = 1 kilogram = 18 portions. 1kg of any other animal protein food represents about 8 portions. Eggs are not subject to shrinkage when cooked - thus 1kg of raw product is equal to 1kg of cooked product.

Q: How and for how long should eggs be stored?
A: Eggs should be kept in the fridge. They should be stored with the sharp point downwards - preferably in the egg rack in the fridge door and not near strong smelling food like fish or garlic. Eggs can be kept in the fridge for up to 1 month and for about 10 days at room temperature.

Q: Can eggs be frozen?
A: Eggs can be frozen but not in their shells. Egg white can be frozen without any additions. Whole eggs (mixed thoroughly) freeze excellently with the following additions: For every 12 eggs add 5ml salt or 20ml sugar or 20ml honey or 10ml glycerine. Frozen eggs must be left to thaw before used.

Q: What size egg is referred to in recipes?
A: When egg sizes are not specified in recipes it is internationally accepted that large are indicated.

Q: How long can raw egg mixture be stored?
A: Raw egg mixture can be kept in the fridge for a day.

Fun Corner:

Fun egg facts

Which came first the chicken or the egg? The egg of course. The first egg, with a hard outer covering that could survive on land, was laid about 800 million years ago. (About 100 million years before the Dinosaurs.)

A hen takes 25 to 26 hours to produce an egg. She can produce up to 300 eggs in her lifetime.

A hen will lay bigger and stronger eggs if you change the lighting in a way to make her think the day is 28 hours long.

The record for laying the most eggs: seven in one day.

A fresh egg sinks in water. A stale one floats on the top.

Can't remember if you boiled that egg or not? Spin it! If it wobbles, it's raw. If it spins easily, it's hard boiled.

Some breeds of chickens can lay eggs coloured in shades of green or blue, depending on breed and ancestry.

Recipies:
Welcome to Eggbert's delicious Recipe Section!

An egg is one of nature's most nutritious creations. Eggs are protein-rich, low in sodium and contain vitamins and minerals. They are relatively inexpensive, delicious and easy to prepare! You can read up more on the nutritious properties of eggs in our Nutrition section, otherwise grab your apron and lets get cooking!

Almost good for you Cheesecake

No-one can resist a delicious fluffy Cheesecake! This age old classic dessert will have them yelling for more! The fresher the eggs, the fluffier the cheesecake, so make sure you stock up with Eggbert Eggs for the freshest eggs in town!  Recipe...

 

Bacon& Egg Cheese Pie

This great pie is perfect for breakfast, lunch or supper.  The ideal quick nutrious meal is bound to knock the socks off the whole family. This delicious meal will take only 30 minutes to prepare - the perfect wholesome meal for a busy bee. 
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Cookies

These delicious cookies will have the whole family begging for more! Recipe...

 

Almond Pavlova

The perfect end to any dinner party. This egg-citing desert will be your new secret recipe to share with friends and family.   Recipe...