Eggs Feed the World

Everywhere We go, there are eggs.

As we travel around the world, there's one universal food that seems to cross all cultures.

Stacks of eggs, Bali.

Stacks of eggs, Bali.

It's called different things—Trứng. Tamago. Jīdàn. Huevo. Telur. Dalgyal—but it's available pretty much anywhere there are people (and chickens).

Eggs for sale, Tiong Bahru Market, Singapore.

Eggs for sale, Tiong Bahru Market, Singapore.

That's right, I'm talking about The Egg. 

Doge Eggs, Melbourne.

Doge Eggs, Melbourne.

We've seen eggs scrambled, fried, poached, hard, runny, in rice, in custards, in coffees, in convenience stores, in street vendor stalls, and in fine restaurants. They've been brown, white, green, blue, pink, and even black.

Egg stand, Ben Thanh Market, Ho Chi Minh City.

Egg stand, Ben Thanh Market, Ho Chi Minh City.

A lot of places serve eggs hard boiled, but most of the time we've had these, the yolks are greenish—a sure sign they’ve been overcooked. So in our experience, it seems a lot of people around the world don’t know how to boil eggs.

Fortunately for you, I am keeper of this piece of knowledge. Here’s everything you need to know about making perfect hard-boiled eggs every time.

Eggs at a Cambodian market.

Eggs at a Cambodian market.

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