first_imgNewsThe perfect egg…By admin – May 10, 2011 470 Twitter Advertisement WhatsApp Email Linkedincenter_img Print Can you cook the perfect egg?It’s a question that many claim to have the answer but one thing that is for sure and that is that there is a great debate and many points of view on how to boil the perfect egg. However, there are a few points that all the experts agree on:Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up * Always cook a fresh egg and one that is at room temperature (not straight out of the fridge).* Use a small pan, so that the eggs do not have room to move.* Start with cold water and only just cover the eggs by 1cm.* Always use a kitchen timer avoid using your watch or clock.* Never use fast boiling water; a gentle simmer is all they need.* Never boil eggs longer than necessary as the yolks turn dark and rubbery.So, for the perfect boiled egg: Place eggs into a small saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer for:Really soft runny eggs – 2 minutesWhite just set and yolk that is creamy – 3 minutes.White and yolk perfectly set with yolk that is creamy – 4 minutes.Remove the eggs with a slotted spoon and transfer to egg cups. Slice off tops and serve with buttered fingers (soldiers) of freshly toasted bread. Facebook Previous articlePunchestown 2011 In ReviewNext articleIncentive scheme should include William St- trader adminlast_img

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