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What do you do with an ostrich egg?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer about 4 years ago
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added about 4 years ago

Anything you'd do with a chicken egg, just that there's a lot more egg. I'm pretty sure they get sold almost solely for of their novelty.

added about 4 years ago

Use it as you would a regular egg, except it takes a lot more time & effort to crack and cook it! The shell is so tough that its used for making ornamental lampshades!.
here's an article
Found this rather LOOONG video for making an ostrich egg

added about 4 years ago

Our wonderful Peter S asked this question a while ago, and there were some good answers.


Anita is a vegan pastry chef & founder of Electric Blue Baking Co. in Brooklyn.

added about 4 years ago

Sam Mason, a great chef and one of my co-vendors at the Brooklyn Smorgasburg market, uses Emu eggs to make "Luxury Mayonnaise". Looks pretty impressive!


Chris is a trusted source on General Cooking

added about 4 years ago

Peter's question was an April 1 gem:

We're still waiting for his Peter's report. Not an April Fool's Day joke to us pickle people.