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18 Ways To Eat Eggs Around The World


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1. Khachapuri, Georgia

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This cheese and egg bread is rich, super savoury and delicious. Suggested serving: rip the crust off and dunk it in the egg.

Get the recipe here.

2. Bibimbap (Korea)

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I would happily eat bibimbap every single day – a crunchy rice layer at the bottom, fresh veg, pickles, pork and a perfectly cooked egg on top. It's the ideal meal.

Get the recipe here.

3. Egg Tarts (Hong Kong)

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These sweet custard tarts are the perfect afternoon treat. Or mid-morning treat. Or midnight snack. We don't judge.

Get the recipe here.


5. Menemen (Turkey)

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Though the eggs in this photo are softly poached, menemen more commonly features scrambled eggs. Add in tomatoes, onions, chillis and Turkish sausage and you've got a hearty breakfast feast.

Get the recipe here.

6. Chawanmushi (Japan)

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This savoury custard is part of your main meal, not a pudding. Top it with your fave, like shrimp or shitake mushrooms.

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7. Bacon and Egg Pie (New Zealand)

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This hearty pie is ideal for picnics. Serve with copious amounts of ketchup.

Get the recipe here.


9. Tortilla (Spain)

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Though it may *seem* like just potatoes, eggs, garlic and onions, a real tortilla is a thing of beauty. Soft and moist but wonderfully savoury, and ideal for any time of day.

Get the recipe here.

10. Nasi Goreng (Indonesia)

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Who knew that leftover rice, fried and topped with an egg could be so splendid? Make sure to add sambal if you have it, for a fiery kick.

Get the recipe here.

11. Kuku Sabzi (Iran)

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Soft as a cloud, the kuku is like a light and fluffy frittata, with plenty of fresh herbs.

Get the recipe here.

12. Chilaquiles (Mexico)

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Widen your brunch repertoire and move away from huevos rancheros (no shade, huevos rancheros!) Chilaquiles feature rolled-up tortillas, mole, crema and of course, eggs.

Get the recipe here.


13. Rolex (Uganda)

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Scrambled eggs, rolled up tight in a chapati. So why the name? Try saying "rolled eggs" a couple of times fast and you'll work it out.

Get the recipe here.

14. Avgolemeno (Greece)

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The perfect soup for a winter's day, avgolemeno features chicken, lemon and an egg – all combining for a creamy, warming dish.

Get the recipe here.

16. Anda Curry (India)

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The versions of egg curry vary, depending on what style of Indian cooking you're into. So here are some suggestions:

North Indian Egg Butter Masala recipe here.

Punjabi Egg Curry recipe here.

Chettinad Egg Curry recipe here.

Aloo Egg Curry recipe here.

17. Jaja faszerowane (Poland)

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These pretty stuffed eggs are dyed pink with beetroots, and tend to be served at Easter.

Get the recipe here.

18. Kwek Kwek (Phillipines)

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These battered and fried quail eggs are a popular and delicious street food. (There is another similar dish, called Tokneneng, that features hen or duck eggs).

Get the recipe here.