Saute' Egg Mustasa

Ingredients:

1 bundle mustasa, thinly cut
2 beaten eggs
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 bulb red onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
ground pepper
salt to taste
cooking oil

Cooking Procedures:

Saute’ garlic and onion until golden brown. Add tomatoes and cook until done. Add mustasa and season with ground pepper and salt to taste. Continue mixing. Add egg and stir slightly. Cover the pan to prevent rapid heat loss. Serve

mustasa egg saute

Tortang Malunggay

Ingredients:

2 cups malunggay leaves
1 cup boiled chicken meat shreds
4 tbsp corn starch
3 eggs, beaten
1 bulb onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp ground pepper
Salt to taste
cooking oil

Cooking Instructions:

Mix malunggay leaves and chicken shreds. Add corn starch, onion, garlic, ground pepper and beaten eggs. Add salt to taste. Mix together until thick. Get a lump of about two spoonful. Fry until golden brown. Repeat till all mixture is used. Serve.

tortang malunggay

Tortang Ampalaya with Mashed Squash

Ingredients:
1/4 kilo ampalaya, sliced
1/2 cup mashed squash
2 tomatoes, sliced
1 bulb onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 beaten eggs
salt and ground pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions:
Wash and clean ampalaya. Saute garlic and onion until golden brown. Add tomato and salt and pepper to taste. Stir ocassionally. Mix ampalaya and mashed squash. Cover the pan and heat for two minutes. Add beaten egg, wait until it curds. Serve hot.

torta kalabasa ampalaya

Making My Very Own Turmeric Salted Egg

Driven by the curiosity on turmeric salted egg which I saw in WOFEX 2013, I’d gathered these materials to make few for myself.

1) The ordinary table salt, it is a sea salt perhaps.
2) Turmeric, luyang dilaw. It is going to add flavor and color to salted egg. I am expecting to see whether the color is stable or not. The annatto color in water is not stable.
3) White chicken eggs. The normal material should be duck eggs. These alternative should do the trick for now.
4) A two is to one water to salt solution. I think, the turmeric color and flavor travel faster in brine than mud.
5) A small container for storage.
6) A bag of clean water to prevent eggs from floating.

Next…

I dissolved one part salt for every two parts lukewarm water in a container. Added the grated turmeric and white chicken eggs. Placed water bag on top to keep the eggs submerged.

It should be ready after 12 days.

white chicken egg luyang dilaw salt and container

preparing brinebrine solution with grated turmericsoaking egg in brine turmeric mixturewater bag to keep eggs submerged======
please see update to this post here!

Drinking Raw Egg Straight From Shell

Some chickens drink their own egg. Force the fresh egg open with their sharp pointed beak and sip all its contents. I am an agriculturist-food technologist but I never know the real reason behind the did. Elders said it’s because it got very hungry but never want to get out of nest. Chickens doing such are candidate for culling.

We never usually take fresh uncooked eggs. We boil it, from soft boiled egg, malasado, to hard boiled egg. Fry, sunny side up, beaten, torta and omelet. The only nearest to raw eggs is the malasado.

Note: fresh eggs is mixed with drinks such as eggnog and coconut eggnog variation or coquito.

On the other hand, some do take fresh eggs. Fresh eggs straight from the egg shells. Pricking the egg shell with a sharp object instead of beak. Then drinking it like an ordinary drinking water. Sometimes mixing a little salt to counter the disagreeable taste, malansa.

I think, fresh egg is drank as tonic. Taken by alcohol intoxicated person and or exhausted person a day after.

If the egg is a Salmonella carrier, the drinker might suffer then.

fresh luminous eggsupdate as of June 30, 2012. Drink by pregnant just before delivery. A belief that it will hasten  baby delivery.

Cooking Eggs Under The Sun

 

Location: Indang – about 15 minutes away from Tagaytay. Weather condition: hot, partly cloudy sky, mild wind blows, very cloudy in late afternoon.

I thought it would not be as hot as yesterday but I still tried this little crazy experiment, cooking egg under the sun. It was not an original idea. My better half told me about it – a blogger was featured on tv, cooking egg under the heat of sun.

The egg gonna cook in three ways, 1) the direct transfer of heat from sun’s ray to broken egg, 2) transfer of heat from sun’s rays to metal cup then to egg, and 3) transfer of heat from sun’s ray to galvanize iron roof to metal cup and to egg.

margarine egg metal cup

I got a metal cup. Applied a thin margarine coating for easy removal of cooked egg. Crack an egg open and placed it in cup. I refrained from using refrigerated egg. Cold egg surely takes longer to cook. Placed the cup on roof and waited.

egg in metal cup on roof

I placed the metal cup on roof around 11:22 am. I ate lunch. Took a nap. Read some articles. The sky was partially cloudy and giving an intermittent shade. The mild blowing wind was giving a slight cooling effect. The sky got very cloudy at around 2:30 pm. I thought rain gonna fall so I took the egg and stored it in refrigerator.

I failed. This was the result I got after waiting. A liquid egg with a slight superficial coagulation.  The weather was not hot enough but I was still thankful cause I only took bath twice. I took bath yesterday thrice.

egg after placing under heat of sun

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The next day, I placed the same egg under the sun. Time started, 10:30 am and ended 3:00 pm. The sky was partially cloudy but not as cloudy as yesterday. Wind bows was less frequent. The rain poured and I had no choice but to stop.  The superficial coagulation got bigger but not good enough as cooked.  The volume became lesser due to evaporation.

egg after placing under sun day two

I was still thankful for not being able to cook egg under the mere heat of sun. Than means the weather condition in our place is still colder than others.