How to Boil an Egg by Rose Carrarini

updated May 2, 2019
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Quick Facts

Who wrote it: Rose Carrarini

Who published it: Phaidon Press

Number of recipes: 84

Recipes for right now: Green Fried Eggs, Eggs Baked in Dashi, Date & Walnut Scones, Lemon Pancakes, Italian Egg Soup, Spinach & Ricotta Gnocchi, Egg Salad with Arame & Rice, Chocolate & Orange Polenta Cake, Bread & Butter Pudding

Other highlights: It takes a book like this to truly appreciate how versatile an egg can be. Scrambled on toast or folded into a genoise cake, whisked into a rich sauce or whipped to incredible heights of meringue glory — the use of an egg is almost endless and a great many of these uses are explored here.

The illustrations are beautiful. So beautiful that I’d frame them on my wall if it didn’t mean having to tear them from the book. They are simple and stark in a way that photography isn’t, and capture the essence of each dish perfectly.

Who would enjoy this book? Egg lovers, fans of Rose Bakery, this also makes a great coffee table book and conversation piece.

Find the book at your local library, independent bookstore, or Amazon: How to Boil an Egg: Poach One, Scramble One, Fry One, Bake One, Steam One by Rose Bakery

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