Celebrate World Egg Day Today Friday 11th October 2013
Up to 2 million eggs are expected to the cracked open in Irish kitchens Today Friday 11th October as people take part in World Egg Day. A feast of family favourites made with eggs will be whipped up for dinner, lunch and breakfast from scrambled eggs to omelettes, quiches, tarts and frittatas. The international event was established in 1996 to promote the versatility, taste and all round goodness of hen eggs. It is celebrated across all continents and takes place annually on the second Friday in October.
Eggs are a true superfood, containing an excellent source of quality protein, vitamins and minerals. They are also very affordable and widely accessible. At an average of just 24cent per egg they are one of the most cost-effective high quality foods available. Bord Bia advises people to look for the Bord Bia Quality Mark when buying eggs and to store eggs in the fridge.
You can celebrate with a an egg dish for any meal during the day or try a delicious snack. Check through our Recipe Collections tab above to find a recipe to suit every taste and occasion. We’ve also suggested some recipes to try in homepage box on the right hand side.
We hope you have a cracking feast that you throughly enjoy!
Happy Egg Day.