Long-held symbol of fertility and an object of both pagan and
religious rites of worship
Most commonly refers to hen' s eggs but other types are also
eaten -quail, duck, goose, etc.
Development of poultry farming and breeding techniques has increased
Eaten as a food item in itself as well as important building
block for other dishes such as baked goods, soufflés,
dressings; also as thickener in sauces and custards, clarifying
agent for stocks, and coating for battered and breaded foods.
Custard Egg based - Both savory and sweet - Either baked or stovetop,
require careful prep to prevent curdling to insure texture and