Foodie Friday: Thousand-Year-Old-Egg

Tofu with thousand-year-old-egg (lower right of bowl).

Thousand-year-old-egg: salty, preserved egg Okay, so they're not really 1000 years old--although they might look it. With a gray center and jelly-like dark exterior, the seem like mutated eggs. In actuality, they're just marinated for weeks to months in a special mixture (including alkaline clay). They pack a punch and are quite salty. Some people like to eat them alone, but I think they're much better paired with something else. I prefer them in congee. Preserved eggs are considered … [Read more...]

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