Now that official guidelines say that you don't need to restrict your egg intake for health reasons, there's no reason to hold back! Enjoy eggs in so many ways, from omelettes to breakfast and beyond.
Some people hate soft-boiled eggs and like to eat them straight from the shell, hard-boiled. All well and good, but if you want to use hard-boiled eggs in a recipe and have to peel them, this can be extremely tricky if the eggs are too fresh.
The key to success here is freshness. So remember the horizontal position in a glass and the plump yolk with its inner gelatinous circle of white
One omelette will serve one person and, because it is so quick to make, it's not worth cooking a large one for two.
This is very good served in wedges with a baby spinach salad
This recipe is very special. What you get are clouds of very lemony, very light melt in the mouth loveliness.
Hollandaise is one of the greatest classic French sauces, plus Delia's version of Foaming Hollandaise
The key to a successful mayonnaise is making sure each drop of oil is thoroughly whisked before adding the next drop
Creme brulee with a vanilla and chocolate twist, a great dessert for entertaining as they are prepared in advance and kept in the freezer until you need them
The eggs must be spanking fresh as this makes them easier to separate.
Meringue nests filled with vanilla mascarpone cream and lemon curd
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