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Showing posts with label Eggs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Eggs. Show all posts

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Eggnog...


Every year at Christmas I treat myself to a bottle of eggnog. Today I'm sharing a guest post on how to make your own yummy drink created by Masterchef winner Mat Follas accredited to the happy egg co.


Ingredients
  • 6 happy eggs
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 600ml milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp grated nutmeg
  • 150ml plain yogurt
You will need a cooking thermometer for this recipe.

Method
  • Don’t be scared of raw eggs in eggnog; we gently cook them in this recipe.
  • Place 4 happy eggs, 2 happy egg yolks, caster sugar and milk in a saucepan. 
  • Heat slowly whilst stirring continuously; bring the temperature up to 72°C then remove the saucepan from the heat and keep stirring until it has cooled to around 60°C, this will take about 5 minutes.
  • Once it is below 60°C, pour the mixture through a sieve to capture any overcooked lumps. 
  • Add the vanilla extract and the nutmeg, stir and refrigerate the mixture. 
  • Once cool, add the plain yogurt and gently whisk together for a delicious and refreshing eggnog.
  • You can add other flavours in place of the vanilla and nutmeg and/or use double cream in place of the yogurt.
  • Adults might want to add some rum or bourbon too for a grown up drink.
Mat’s top tip: 
  • Use double cream instead of yogurt if you’re adding alcohol.

Recipe and photo credit by- Mat Follas and happy egg co

Thursday, 24 January 2013

Oven Cooked Eggs And Sausage...


Made these sweet looking muffin tray cooked eggs for breakfast last week and they taste great. Sausage, slice of mushroom eggs topped with grated cheese, salt and pepper.

Serve the with warm toast and butter, yum yum think I'm going to make them again today after my run !!


Serves 1-12

1 x 12 hole muffin tin

Per egg

  • 1 spray cooking spray
  • 1 Frozen cocktail sausage
  • 1 Slice of mushroom
  • 1 egg
  • Grated cheese
  • Salt and pepper



Method

  • Pre heat oven to 190c /Gas mark 5 / 375f ( total cooking time 24-26 minutes)
  • Spray each muffin hole you will be using with cooking spray
  • Add 1 cocktail sausage and 1 slice of mushroom to each hole
  • Cook in the pre heated oven for 10 minutes
  • Remove the tray and place one egg in each hole, sprinkle with grated cheese, salt and pepper
  • Cook for around 14-16 minutes depending on how you like your egg
  • Serve with warm toast and butter



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