How to cook eggs

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Cooking eggs? Let's get cracking!

Cooking eggs is nice and easy, if you know how. And if you don't, we're here to get you started. Whether you want to boil them, poach them, fry them, scramble them or whip up a quick omelette, we're about to walk you through five classic ways to enjoy your lovely free-range happy eggs.

How to boil an egg

Deliciously dippy, super quick boiled eggs .Soldiers, dive in.

Come breakfast, lunch or teatime, the humble boiled egg is a super satisfying meal all by itself – but a troop of toasty soldiers is always a welcome addition. As with many eggy things, cooking a boiled egg is all about the timing, so try our quick tips to get yours just perfect.

How to poach an egg

Cause a bit of a stir and perfect your poached eggs.

Whether it’s sitting on a slice of simple, buttery toast or getting a bit fancy as part of an eggs Benedict, a perfectly runny poached egg is a very special thing. And if you’ve ever wondered how restaurants get theirs so neatly rounded, we’ve got the secret right here.

How to make scrambled eggs

It’s all about the stirring with scrambled eggs. Don’t stop till they’re perfect.

Light, fluffy and always lovely, scrambled eggs are the perfect comfort food, whether you’re serving them on toast, waffles or with the rest of the breakfast club. They’ll be ready before you know it, so cook them at the last minute and use our quick scrambled eggs guide to get them just right.

How to fry an egg

With bangers, bacon and beans, fried eggs are flipping lovely, any time of day.

They might be a breakfast classic, but good old-fashioned fried eggs are just as dippable at dinner time. Serve them up with chips, a big juicy steak or a spot of smashed avocado, but whatever you do, take a quick peek at our cooking guide to get yours spot on.

How to make an omelette

Fancy an omelette? You just can’t do it without breaking eggs.

Whether you keep it simple with a handful of grated cheese or get creative with your favourite ingredients, think of your omelette a bit like a blank canvas – the kind you can eat, rather than hang on the wall. For a quick guide to omelette basics, take a look at our cooking tips.

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