19 Ways the World Eats Eggs

Egg recipes from across the globe

Japanese Egg Custard (Chawanmushi)

Custards don’t have to be sweet. Get the recipe for Japanese Egg Custard (Chawanmushi) »

French Scrambled Eggs With Asparagus and Crab

Michel Roux’s trick to perfect scrambled eggs is cooking them slowly, and adding asparagus and crab for flavor and textural contrast. Get the recipe for Scrambled Eggs With Asparagus and Crab »

Deviled Eggs With Crab

Chef Yves Camdeborde assembles these haute deviled eggs—the whites marinated in soy sauce and pomegranate vinegar—à la minute at his stand-up bar L’Avant Comptoir de la Mer in Paris, but you can make the filling up to a day in advance and keep it refrigerated. Be sure to drain the whites immediately after 15 minutes of marinating so they don’t toughen. Get the recipe for Deviled Eggs With Crab »

Eggs Benedict

Here is our adaptation of chef John Doherty’s modern-day recipe from what is now the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

Georgian Cheese and Egg Bread (Acharuli Khachapuri)

Filled with melted cheese and topped with a runny egg, this flatbread is best eaten hot–tear off the crust and dunk it in the well of cheese and egg. Get the recipe for Cheese and Egg Bread (Acharuli Khachapuri) »

Persian Kuku Sabzi

Persian Kuku Sabzi

Spanish Potato Frittata (Tortilla Española)

Spanish Potato Frittata (Tortilla Española)

Seven-Minute Soy Sauce Eggs

Kyle Itani of Itani Ramen uses these soy-flavored eggs with runny yolks to top off his home-style chicken ramen. Get he recipe for Seven-Minute Soy Sauce Eggs »
With chiles, garlic, tomatoes, and cilantro, this is one of many styles of akuri served at the Royal Bombay Yacht Club in Mumbai.

Turkish Poached Eggs in Yogurt (Cilbir)

Looking for a March breakfast? This egg dish is perfect. Pair it with warm bread to mop up extra egg yolk and yogurt.

Fried Hard-Boiled Eggs with Oven-Dried Tomatoes (Zoomru Tool and Ruwangan Hach)

Hard-cooked eggs get a golden sheen from frying in bright mustard oil and are served in a rich, spicy sauce made from oven-dried tomatoes.

Grated Potato and Cheese Omelette

Grated Potato and Cheese Omelette

American Gashouse Eggs

More common names for this easy breakfast recipe are eggs in a pocket, one-eyed jack, and baby in the hole. If you prefer your egg over easy rather than sunny side up, crack it into the hole in the bread right after you put the bread into the skillet. Get the recipe for Gashouse Eggs »

Mexican Scrambled Eggs

This quick breakfast dish is made a la Mexicana with red tomatoes, white onions, and green jalapeños, ingredients that mirror the colors of the Mexican flag. Get the recipe for Mexican Scrambled Eggs »

If You’re Already A Fan Of Apples for Dessert, Try Caramelized Apple Omelet

Caramelized Apple Omelet

Iraqi Eggs with Lamb and Tomatoes (Makhlama Lahm)

For this rich, spicy Iraqi breakfast dish, ground lamb is sautéed with onions, tomatoes, and parsley, seasoned to the hilt with bahar asfar, yellow curry powder, and then topped with soft-baked eggs. Get the recipe for Iraqi Eggs with Lamb and Tomatoes (Makhlama Lahm) »

New Orleans Brennan’s Eggs Hussarde

This take on eggs Benedict incorporates a rich red wine sauce. Get the recipe for Brennan’s Eggs Hussarde »

Omani Egg and Cheese

Omani Bread