Monday, April 6, 2015

E - Eggs

Letter E clip artEggs - why in the world did that pop into my head? Maybe it's due to the smell of bacon baking in the oven (hubby's latest way to prepare it). Maybe it's my craving for bacon and fried egg sandwiches.

I don't know, what can I write about eggs? Here in Ecuador they don't refrigerate eggs. Did you know that the US is one of the few places that does? Why? Because they have to be washed umpteen times in umpteen ways to clean them. Unfortunately that cleans off the natural coating that nature puts in place. Strange...

Another new thing we discovered in Ecuador are quail eggs. You can buy them in a carton in the store or you can buy them from a street vendor, ready to eat. Have I tried them? Not yet, maybe soon.


  1. I did know that the US is one of the few places where eggs are refrigerated. Often, I find myself shaking my head at all the silly things we do here. Humans have been eating eggs long, long before refrigeration existed. (If you try quail eggs, please write about the experience. I'm a little afraid to give them a try.)

    Visiting from A to Z.

    Drusilla Barron

  2. Thanks for stopping by, Drusilla. I don't think I'll be trying the quail eggs but might talk hubby into it. ;)

  3. Dale Bradley MorrisApril 7, 2015 at 3:29 PM

    I too would be interested in the quail egg experience. I understand they are considered a delicacy in the States, but there are many "delicacies" I believe I might be too "delicate" to try, lol.

  4. I won't be trying them....asked Stu today when we passed a vendor if he wanted. Nope! LOL!

  5. No bacon in the house but my breakfast will now include eggs. I've taken to scrambling on a bit of fried bread as a treat. I didn't know that about fridges. Never put mine in a fridge, my kitchen's cool enough for them.

  6. It was hard to get used to not refrigerating them, have to remember the opposite when in the states.


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