[Market-farming] Muscovy Ducks and Eggs- soaking in salt brine?

Dave Lilligren dave at lilligren.com
Tue Jan 28 14:04:49 EST 2003


Jackie:

They are soaked primarily for two reasons:  flavor and preservation.  Once a
person boils a salted duck egg, they can keep it in the refrigerator for up
to one year.

But, I think that taste is probably the most important reason.  The salting
process only seems to salt the whites.  Once boiled, Filipinos take the egg
and chop it up with tomatoes and onions.  This mixture becomes quite a
delicious salad that's a treat for them.

Peace,

Dave L.


-----Original Message-----
From: market-farming-admin at lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:market-farming-admin at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of St. Joseph the
Worker Farm
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 12:59 PM
To: market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: [Market-farming] Muscovy Ducks and Eggs- soaking in salt brine?

Why do you soak duck eggs in salt brine? Thanks

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Jackie
St. Joseph the Worker Farm
Northwestern Pa.

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