Tag Archives: egg whites

Having a party? Try egg white in your cocktails!!

As a bartender I can tell you that presentation is half of the battle…No one wants to eat or drink something that looks terrible. Sometimes in fancy cocktails we use an egg white powder to make a pretty froth on our cocktails!!

Click here to see how the chemistry works!

http://drinks.seriouseats.com/2011/08/cocktail-101-how-to-use-eggs-in-cocktails-what-do-egg-whites-do-in-drinks.html

What is your favorite way to use egg white?

Hong Kong-Style Egg Tarts

Hello! I love these videos from Buzzfeed – they’re really entertaining to watch and they have a lot of different types of cuisine. We worked with eggs last week, specifically with egg whites. However, this recipe focuses mostly on using egg yolks.

Based on what we know about the chemical differences between egg yolks and egg whites, why would this recipe focus on using the egg yolks? Why is there a difference in consistency between the tart dough and the egg mixture that is poured into the tart?

The Miracle of Egg Whites

Since we have been discussing eggs and egg whites a lot recently, this article is really insightful on the many uses and benefits of egg whites. A versatile ingredient to many recipes, egg whites are used in nearly everything Americans make and consume. The egg has even become rapidly industrialized, where it has risen to a multi billion-dollar industry. Unfortunately, the mass production of eggs has lead to questions of health safety and animal cruelty in the USA. Despite this, the article discusses the true health benefits and uses for egg whites in the human diet, including the many proteins and other components that enhance health.

Egg Yolks and Egg Whites

What other food is similar to the egg, in that it is a common ingredient in many recipes and versatile in its uses?