Shirred eggs


Shirred eggs
Shirred eggs ("Œufs cocotte à la provençale")

Shirred eggs (also known as baked eggs, or in French, œufs en cocotte) are eggs cooked in a manner that results in a firm white but soft or runny yolk. The name comes from the dish in which the eggs are cooked.

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  • egg — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. egg cell, ovum, embryo; oval. See beginning, reproduction, rotundity. v. incite, goad. See cause. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. ovum, seed, germ, spawn, roe, bud, embryo, nucleus, cell, berry*, hen fruit*.… …   English dictionary for students

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  • shirr — /sherr/, v.t. 1. to draw up or gather (cloth or the like) on three or more parallel threads. 2. to bake (eggs removed from the shell) in a shallow dish or in individual dishes. n. 3. Also, shirring. a shirred arrangement, as of cloth. [1840 50;… …   Universalium

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