Sunday, May 28, 2006

Duck Eggs - Any Way You Want

I have used duck eggs in baking since I have a severe allergy to chicken eggs. They worked beautifully and my home made bread was delicious. It is also very convenient to order them online and have them delivered to my home. I know I could not have bread or baked goods that would be worth eating without these eggs! Thank you!!!

Chickens were domesticated for egg production about 4,000 years ago in China. By the time of the Roman empire 2,000 years later, chicken eggs were old hat. Ancient Roman epicures favored the eggs of peacocks, ostriches, quails, ducks and geese, explains Jeff Smith, in The Frugal Gourmet Cooks Through Three Ancient Cuisines. "The more exotic they were, the more they were desired

No comments: