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Sunday Brunch: Scotch Eggs

Sydney Oland 2 comments

In concept, scotch eggs are incredibly simple—an egg wrapped in sausage then breaded and deep-fried. But as with most truly great foods, the sum is more than its parts. Even those who are normally put off by a hard cooked egg find it hard to resist one wrapped in sausage. More

Scotch Eggs

Serious Eats Sydney Oland 1 comment

In concept, scotch eggs are incredibly simple—an egg wrapped in sausage then breaded and deep-fried. But as with most truly great foods, the sum is more than its parts. Even those who are normally put off by a hard cooked egg find it hard to resist one wrapped in sausage. More

Off the Beaten Path: A Surprising One-Dollar Find at Flushing's Guangyuan Jinweishifang

New York Joe DiStefano 2 comments

[Photos: Joe DiStefano] The awning for Guangyuan Jinweishifang depicts a steaming bowl of noodle soup. Sure enough, just inside the doorway of this new restaurant on a bustling block in Flushing's Chinatown, there's a gent making hand-pulled noodles. I... More

GIANT Scotch Egg

Adam Kuban 2 comments

While we're talking about Scotch eggs here on Serious Eats, reader Karen Resta points us to this gargantuan example on Blogjam. It's made from an ostrich egg. "It does pose the philosophic question of whether bigger is better, but it is rather mesmerizing to view, anyway," Karen says. According to Blogjam: Boiling an ostrich egg is not quite as simple as it sounds. For a start, you need a saucepan with a vast capacity. Even using my biggest pan, the top fifth of the egg is exposed during the cooking process, so I keep a close eye on things, rotating the egg frequently and topping up the water as it evaporates. It took one pound of pork to coat the... More

Scotch Egg

Adam Kuban 13 comments

Ah, the Scotch egg. Although apparently considered downmarket in the UK (at least according to Wikipedia), this one looks absolutely appeeling. Or, perhaps not, depending on your tolerance for sausage-encased, deep-fried foods. Scotch Eggs Ingredients 6 hard-cooked eggs, well-chilled 1 pound breakfast sausage 1/2 cup flour 2 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup fine bread crumbs Vegetable oil, for frying Procedure 1. In a dedicated deep-fryer or large pot, preheat vegetable oil to 350°F. Meanwhile, peel eggs and set aside. Divide sausage into 6 equal portions. Roll hard-cooked eggs in flour; press a portion of sausage around each egg. 2. Dip sausage-encased eggs in beaten eggs; roll in bread crumbs. 3. Cook each egg in oil for 4 to 5 minutes or... More

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