Two foolproof tips for successful hard-boiled egg peeling!

Become an expert at boiling with these easy

Hard-boiled eggs may seem simple to prepare, but in reality they can be a real challenge. Between the difficulties of peeling hard-boiled eggs and cooking problems, it's easy to end up with an undercooked or one that's difficult to peel. Fortunately, we've put together some of the best tips on how to make your boiled eggs a success every time.

Before you get started, it's important to know the basics of boiling eggs. First, make sure the eggs are completely covered with water in the saucepan. You can add them in cold water, but it's recommended to put them in once the water is boiling for faster, more even cooking. To avoid breaking the eggs, carefully drop them into the pan with a spoon. Using a lid will also help maintain the heat and cook the eggs optimally. Finally, the recommended cooking time varies from 10 to 13 minutes, depending on the size of the eggs and the number of eggs in the pan. Respecting this time will ensure perfectly cooked soft-boiled eggs.

Tip n°1 : The glass trick

Peeling hard-boiled eggs can be a tedious task, but there's a simple trick to achieve perfect results. For this, you'll need a glass, such as a jam container or coffee pot. Once you've got your glass, place the hard-boiled egg in it and add a little water, about half a centimetre. Cover the top of the glass to avoid splashing and shake gently. The movement combined with the water will soften the shell, enabling you to peel it easily without damaging the egg.

Tip 2: The spoon trick

If you prefer to avoid staining your hands, this is the trick for you. All you need is a spoon. Start by removing a small piece of shell from the top of the egg. Then gently slide the spoon between the shell and the white of the egg. The concave shape of the spoon will adapt perfectly to the shape of the egg, making it easier to detach the shell. Using this trick, you'll be able to shell your hard-boiled eggs quickly and easily.

Now that you know these two foolproof tips, you'll be able to shell your hard-boiled eggs with ease and use them in all your favorite recipes. Don't waste any more time struggling with the shell, and enjoy your hard-boiled eggs to the full.

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